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Table 1 Care home and resident demographics

From: Multidisciplinary residential home intervention to improve outcomes for frail residents

  Cycle 1 Cycle 2
  Care Home 1 Care Home 2 Care Home 3
Location North London (urban) North London (urban) North London (urban)
Type of care Residential Residential Residential
Beds 21 35 73
Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating (date of inspection) ‘Good’
(July 2017)
‘Good’
(October 2017)
‘Inadequate’
(December 2018)
Number of sessions held 5 2 10
Dates of sessions Sept 2017 – Jan 2018 Nov 2017 – Feb 2018 March 2019 – Dec 2019
Number of residents assessed 9 4 21
Mean age (range) 82.1
(62–95)
80.8
(78–84)
86.4
(77–97)
Male: female 5:4 0:4 11:10
Mean number of medications (range) 9.0
(4–18)
10.0
(5–12)
7.1
(2–18)
Mean number of comorbidities excluding dementia (range) 7.8
(4–13)
9.3
(6–15)
6.7
(3–16)
Number with pre-recorded dementia diagnosis (% of total participating residents) 7
(77.8%)
4
(100%)
16
(76.2%)
Number of new diagnoses of dementia made during intervention (% of total participating residents) 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
0
Number of residents with BPSD (% of participating residents with dementia) 3
(42.9%)
4
(100%)
16
(100%)
Mean clinical frailty score (range) 6.6
(6–8)
6.0
(5–7)
7.3
(6–9)
Number with capacity to decide about the treatment plan (% of total participating residents) 1
(11.1%)
0
(0%)
4
(19.0%)