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Effectiveness and Cost-effectiveness of 'Usual Care' Versus 'Specialist Integrated Care': A Comparative Study of Hospital Discharge Arrangements for Homeless People in England

Project title: Effectiveness and Cost-effectiveness of 'Usual Care' Versus 'Specialist Integrated Care': A Comparative Study of Hospital Discharge Arrangements for Homeless People in England

Call to action: 13/156 13/156 Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of integrated homeless health and care services

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Dr Michelle CornesORCID logo

Lead Author: Dr Michelle CornesORCID logo

Contractor: King's College London

Cost: £802,796.49

Co-investigators: Associate Professor Alistair StoryORCID logo, Associate Professor Michela TinelliORCID logo, Dr Martin Whiteford, Dr Michael ClarkORCID logo, Dr Nigel HewettORCID logo, Professor Andrew HaywardORCID logo, Professor Graham FosterORCID logo, Professor Jill ManthorpeORCID logo, Professor Joanne NealeORCID logo, Professor Richard ByngORCID logo, Professor Robert AldridgeORCID logo, Professor Spiros Denaxas.

Started: September 2015 | Status: Published October 2021

Specialist homeless hospital discharge schemes employing multidisciplinary discharge co-ordination and 'step-down' intermediate care were more effective than standard care and reduced delayed transfers of care.

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