Samantha Dorney-Smith

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This article describes a homeless intermediate care pilot project that took place at a 120-bedded homeless hostel in South London in 2009. During the year, 34 hostel clients directly benefited from intermediate care. At the end of the year, the number of hospital admissions to the hostel had dropped 77% relative to 2008, and the number of accident and(More)
This article describes a 13 week trial of the community matron model undertaken with homeless persons in Lambeth in early 2007. Six patients were selected for 'demand management' at a 'wet' hostel in South London. A reduction in acute service demand (A&E attendances and inpatient admissions), and an increase in Euroqol EQ-5D 'quality of life' scores were(More)
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