Tagged: social care

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?

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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

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Case Study: Greater Eston care homes

This case study looks at a project to develop an effective system to work with vulnerable people in care homes in the North East. The aims were to improve patient safety, reduce emergency hospital admissions and A&E attendance and also … Read more → – Case Study: Greater Eston care homes

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Towards local democratic legitimacy in health and care

David Behan, Director General for Social Care, Local Government and Care Partnerships, talks about the work to support the new strategic leadership role for local councils as they establish new health and wellbeing boards. Leadership from local councils is at … Read more → – Towards local democratic legitimacy in health and care

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