Quality and safety in the transitional care of the elderly (phase 2): the study protocol of a quasi-experimental intervention study for a cross-level educational programme.
Bottom Line: Transitional care and patient handover are important areas to ensure quality and safety in elderly healthcare services.No. 2011/1978.The results will be disseminated at research conferences, in peer review journals and through public presentations outside the scientific community.
Affiliation: Department of Health Studies, University of Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway.Show MeSH
Mentions: The hospital and nursing home wards will be selected based on their similarities with regard to the number of employees, the number of patient beds and their frequent involvement in, and organisation of, work tasks for the transitional care of the elderly. The study sites and wards are presented in figure 1.
Affiliation: Department of Health Studies, University of Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway.