Home Care Report

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Report title 
Home Care Report
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Sheffield
Date of publication 
Tuesday, 1 January, 2019
Date evidence capture began 
Monday, 5 February, 2018
Date evidence capture finished 
Tuesday, 27 March, 2018
Type of report 
Report
Key themes 
Communication between staff and patients
Continuity of care
Information providing
Quality of care
Quality of treatment
Staff attitudes
Support
Other information of note about this report 
Careplan
Healthwatch reference number 
Rep-4447

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
No
Primary research method used 
Focus group
Structured interview
How was the information collected? 
Engagement Event

Details of health and care services included in the report

Social care services 
Home care / domiciliary care

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
43
Age group 
All
Gender 
All
Ethnicity 
All
Specific ethnicity if known 
All
Sexual orientation 
NA
Does the information include public's views? 
Yes
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views? 
Yes
Does the information include staff's views? 
No
Types of health and care professionals engaged 
N/A
Does the information include other people's views? 
No
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views? 
Mixed

Outcomes and impact

Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report? 
Yes
Does the information contain a response from a provider? 
No
Is there evidence of impact in the report? 
No
Is there evidence of impact external to the report? 
Yes

Network Impact
Relationships that exist locally, regionally, nationally have benefited from the work undertaken in the report
 
Implied Impact
Where it is implied that change may occur in the future as a result of Healthwatch work. This can be implied in a provider  response, press release or other source. Implied impact can become tangible impact once change has occurred.
 
Tangible Impact
There is evidence of change that can be directly attributed to Healthwatch work undertaken in the report.