Measuring and modelling occupancy time in NHS continuing healthcare

Salma Chahed, Eren Demir, Thierry J Chaussalet, Peter H Millard, Samuel Toffa

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Due to increasing demand and financial constraints, NHS continuing healthcare systems seek to find better ways of forecasting demand and budgeting for care. This paper investigates two areas of concern, namely, how long existing patients stay in service and the number of patients that are likely to be still in care after a period of time.
Original languageEnglish
Article number155
JournalBMC Health Services Research
Publication statusPublished - 2011


  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Databases, Factual
  • Female
  • Health Services Needs and Demand
  • Hospitals, Public
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Length of Stay
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Models, Theoretical
  • Palliative Care
  • Primary Health Care
  • State Medicine
  • Survival
  • Young Adult


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