The role of the Intermediate Care Team in detecting and responding to loneliness in older clients

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Chana, R; Marshall, P; Harley, C;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Mark Allen Healthcare

The Intermediate Care Team (ICT) supports patients in their own homes to manage complex needs. They are ideally placed in the community to identify older adults at risk of loneliness. However, little is known about how ICT professionals perceive, detect, or respond to l... View more
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