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Table 3 Service characteristics

From: Quality of life of older frail persons receiving a post-discharge program

Service Percentage of patients who received that service Time spent in hours (mean sd)*
Case Management 100% 19.86 (12.44)
Physiotherapy 92% 9.41 (8.76)
Occupational Therapy 88% 11.28 (11.70)
Personal Care 87% 29.04 (29.20)
Nursing 76% 8.88 (11.71)
Home Care 37% 16.92 (19.74)
Allied Health Assistant 37% 7.71 (8.36)
Social Work 35% 4.30 (5.29)
Dietetics 33% 3.74 (3.65)
Podiatry 29% 1.45 (3.13)
Total Direct Contact Time** 100% 66.23 (52.74)
  1. Notes: *Represents the service time in hours per person for the duration of the transition care episode of care (average seven weeks). Expected value can be obtained by multiplying the service time by the percentage of patients who received that service.
  2. **Direct Contact time does not include Case Management time and represents the average per person in the study.