Volume 8, Issue 6, December 2019, Page: 356-360
Unplanned Readmission to Hospitals at Home Care Set up in India - A Comparative Study
Punitha Singh, Department of Nursing and Clinical Governance, Heath Care at Home India Pvt Ltd, Noida, India
Gaurav Thukral, Department of Nursing and Clinical Governance, Heath Care at Home India Pvt Ltd, Noida, India
Joseph PC, Department of Nursing and Clinical Governance, Heath Care at Home India Pvt Ltd, Noida, India
Babusona Sahoo, Department of Nursing and Clinical Governance, Heath Care at Home India Pvt Ltd, Noida, India
Received: Nov. 11, 2019;       Accepted: Dec. 12, 2019;       Published: Dec. 26, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajns.20190806.21      View  101      Downloads  48
Abstract
The health care delivery system has undergone dramatic shifts in care settings in the recent past. More patients are receiving professional home care following discharge from hospitals, skilled-care facilities and rehabilitation centers. Home care has become an integral part of patient recovery especially among the long stay patients. Skilled nursing care delivered in the patient's home may prevent, foresee or limit costly readmissions back to hospitals. There are few other adverse events which are likely to happen at hospital settings like patient fall, developing HAI etc can be totally prevented in a home environment by one to one care which unloads the financial burden on both sides. There have been number of studies undertaken and many literatures are available on hospital readmission rates for reference. Nonetheless not much focus has been given to this particular area i.e. readmission of patients to hospitals while they are being taken care at home settings. Hence this study helps in understanding the readmission rates in home-based care. The study duration was from Jan 2018 – June 2018 to Jan 2019- June 2019. This was a comparative study and the study group was critically ill patients who were admitted during this time at Health care at home (HCAH), India.
Keywords
Un Planned re Admissions, Comparative Study, Critical Care Patients Distribution, Causes of re Admission
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Punitha Singh, Gaurav Thukral, Joseph PC, Babusona Sahoo, Unplanned Readmission to Hospitals at Home Care Set up in India - A Comparative Study, American Journal of Nursing Science. Vol. 8, No. 6, 2019, pp. 356-360. doi: 10.11648/j.ajns.20190806.21
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