is elderly/ care home considered secondary care ? Watch
so residential homes can't be secondary at all ? or they are strictly primary?
Nursing homes / Care Homes with Nursing are realistically either primary or tertiary care ... primary in terms of the general nursing home and admission ( to secondary care) avoidance / intermediate care or tertiary in the highly specialist units ( some of which may be considered a 'hospital' in in the meanings attached to the Mental health act when taling about a client / service user group that consists of people who are or have been detained under the Mental Health Act 'intermediate' care is imtermediate in that it aims to provide enough of the services of secondary care to prevent people whose needs are mainly social or primary care but who aren't quite fit enough to be cared for in their own home / their own home is unsuitable ...