|Outcomes at 1 year||Home intervention||Assessment alone||Usual care|
|† No significant difference among groups.|
|Length of stay during geriatric hospital readmission, days||15.3||32.3||34.0|
|Length of nursing home stay, days||114.7||161.6||170.0|
|Instrumental functioning score||5.6||4.1||4.3|
Comprehensive, in-hospital geriatric assessment plus an interdisciplinary home intervention after discharge reduced length of subsequent readmissions and improved functioning
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