Table 1

Strategies for optimising chronic disease management in nursing homes

Summary of methodsCount (%)
Chronic disease studied
 Dementia9 (75.0%)
 Diabetes2 (16.7%)
 Congestive heart failure1 (8.3%)
Study duration
 2–3 months3 (25%)
 4–6 months3 (25%)
 >6 months1 (8.3%)
Not stated 5 (41.7%)
Sample characteristics
 Sample age (mean, years)
 <800
 80–854
 >854
 Not stated4
 Sample size
 >1006
 100–2003
 >3003
CCM10 components
 Multidisciplinary care11
 Evidence-based care10
 Coordinated care9
 Clinical information systems8
 Delivery system redesign2
 Patient self-management1
Intervention delivery methods
 Case management5
 Provider education4
 Nursing assessments3
 Chart review2
 Consultation2
 Diagnosis verification1
 Patient education1
 Psychotherapy1
 Recreational activities1
 Specialised care team1
 Vaccines1
Study design
 Randomised controlled trial4 (33.3%)
 Cohort study2 (16.7%)
 Step wedge trial2 (16.7%)
 Cross-sectional survey1 (8.3%)
 Crossover trial with repeated measures1 (8.3%)
 Pilot case study1 (8.3%)
 Repeated measures1 (8.3%)
  • CCM, chronic care model.