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Table 1 Characteristics of the Embrace profiles

From: Embrace, a model for integrated elderly care: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial on the effectiveness regarding patient outcomes, service use, costs, and quality of care

  Robust profile Frail profile Complex care needs profile
Stratum A B C
Level of care and support Low-intensity High-intensity High-intensity
Care and support coordination ECT ECT, case manager ECT, case manager
Contacts (no.) On patients’ initiative or initiated by ECT Structured: ±1/month Structured: ±2/month
Duration of individual care and support Not applicable 6-12 months 6-12 months
Approach Group Individual Individual
Focus Self-management Psychosocial Health care