Tagged: social care

Reducing loneliness and isolation in older age: beyond the JSNA and JHWS – 23 November webinar

The Campaign to End Loneliness invites health and wellbeing board representatives to join a webinar on 23 November from 9 – 10am to find out how boards can reduce and prevent loneliness in older age, after it has been included … Read more → – Reducing loneliness and isolation in older age: beyond the JSNA and JHWS – 23 November webinar

Including loneliness and isolation in your JSNA and JHWS – 12 October Webinar

Loneliness and social isolation are a significant determinant of current and future health needs and social care in older populations. Research demonstrates it has a similar impact on mortality as smoking and increases the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by … Read more → – Including loneliness and isolation in your JSNA and JHWS – 12 October Webinar

How can we create a more integrated service?

Dr Robert Varnam, who is jointly leading the NHS Future Forum’s work on integrated services, reports on how it is focusing on the practical issues of creating a more integrated experience for patients, particularly for three specific groups. Well, things … Read more → – How can we create a more integrated service?

Discussions on improving care and support

Experts have been enlisted to help the Government’s discussions on how to improve the care and support system in England. We want to work collaboratively with a range of people and organisations involved in care and support, drawing upon the … Read more → – Discussions on improving care and support

Priorities for social care reform

Pathfinders will be interested to know that the Department of Health has launched a period of engagement with people who use care and support services – carers, local councils, care providers and the voluntary sector – to discuss priorities for … Read more → – Priorities for social care reform