New patient experience measure could give older people a greater say in their care

UntitledA new Patient-Reported Experience Measure (PREM) published as a research paper in Age and Ageing, the journal of the British Geriatrics Society, has allowed healthcare professionals to explore patients’ experience of intermediate care in ways which previously weren’t possible.

Recording data on patient care in these very vulnerable patient groups has historically been difficult, but researchers from the University of Leeds have successfully piloted a new questionnaire, making it possible to take these patients’ perspective into account.

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