An Evaluation of the Role of an Intermediate Care Facility in the Continuum of Care in Western Cape, South Africa

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A comprehensive primary healthcare (PHC) approach requires clear referral and continuity of care pathways. South Africa is a lower- middle income country (LMIC) that lacks data on the role of intermediate care (IC) services in the health system. This study described the model of service provision at one facility in Cape Town, including reason for admission, the mix of services and skills provided and needed, patient satisfaction, patient outcome and articulation with other services across the spectrum of care. 

 


Article

23/01/2018

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International Journal of Health Policy and Management

Africa