Safely "home" to the right care

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Report title 
Safely "home" to the right care
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Hillingdon
Date of publication 
Wednesday, 1 February, 2017
Date evidence capture began 
Wednesday, 1 June, 2016
Date evidence capture finished 
Saturday, 1 October, 2016
Type of report 
Local analysis
Other
Key themes 
Communication between staff and patients
Discharge
Integration of services
Healthwatch reference number 
hwrep-000720

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
No
Primary research method used 
Structured interview
How was the information collected? 
Visit to provider

Details of health and care services included in the report

Secondary care services 
Inpatient care
Social care services 
Home care / domiciliary care

Details about conditions and diseases

Types of disabilities 
Multiple

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
172
Age group 
All people over the age of 65
Gender 
All
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? 
Yes
Types of health and care professionals engaged 
All care professionals
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? 
Yes action has been taken or promised
Is there evidence of impact in the report? 
Yes
What type of impact was determined? 
Implied Impact
Network related impact
Tangible Impact (cost related)
Tangible impact (not cost related)

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.