The Cassandra project: building a sustainable workload activity model for future community and district nursing workforce capacity planning
Jackson, C. 2015. The Cassandra project: building a sustainable workload activity model for future community and district nursing workforce capacity planning.
|Contributors||Leary, A., Wright, T., Manley, K. and Martin, A.|
This paper presents work in progress from a two year mixed methods study in the UK to evaluate the impact of a community nursing workload activity tool as a mechanism for modelling optimum caseloads to underpin decisions about safe staffing levels. Current methods of measuring workload and output in the community context are not robust enough to capture the complexity of care differences in rural and urban populations. Many teams have heavy caseloads, poor/inappropriate referrals, and an inability to state when capacity has been reached. .
|Keywords||Community and district nursing; safe case loads; workforce planning; workforce modelling; workload capacity|
|Conference||16th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference (HIRC2015)|
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|Deposited||31 Mar 2016|
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