From prison to work: A new frontier for Individual Placement and Support reports on a pilot programme in the West Midlands to support prisoners with mental health difficulties into employment when they are released. The programme sought to employ the
Details the cross-government programme of work to support carers over the next two years. It is structured around the following themes: services and systems that work for carers; employment and financial wellbeing; supporting young carers; recognising and supporting carers in
This guide provide details on how NHS organisations and local councils in England are moving from fragmented services to local partnerships and integrated care systems in order to meet the health needs of the population.
A research report into the need, benefits and challenges for Public Service Mutuals to form partnerships as a route to growth and diversification. This report explores the need to partner, the benefits and challenges, and recommends ways to maximise the potential for
Slide deck and data from an Ipsos MORI survey of the general public in England about their views towards funding of the NHS, and their priorities when receiving care. Demonstrates rising public concern for the future of the NHS and
Association of Directors of Adult Social Services report sponsored by Mears that examines the potential models and challenges of extra care housing. Extra care housing offers independent living with around-the-clock care and support. It is clear a one-size-fits-all approach will not suffice.
Care and Support Alliance report on how the social care crisis is affecting the day to day lives of older people, working aged disabled people and unpaid carers across the country. It identifies that currently at least 1.2 million older people and disabled
This briefing looks at what can be learned from the vanguards’ efforts to design, test and deliver a variety of scalable and replicable new care models. It shares the lessons that other organisations and partnerships can take from the vanguards’
This briefing looks at what the vanguards set out to achieve when it comes to supporting people and communities to stay well. It highlights the work some of the vanguards have been doing and shares the lessons that other organisations
This report examines how dental care could fit into the Primary Care Home model and how it could add value. This is intended as an initial review, with more work to follow on dental pilots within primary care homes.
This briefing provides an introduction to the issue of the impact on the social care sector of current pressures in the NHS by giving a brief overview of social care, recent NHS plans and the current winter peak in demand for healthcare. It
Report from the Mental Health Foundation that identifies that nearly half of all people with a diagnosable mental health problem also have a long-term physical condition such as diabetes, asthma or coronary heart disease. It calls for the development of
Report from The King’s Fund that identifies community services are often fragmented and poorly co-ordinated, and are frequently not well integrated with other services in the community. This results in duplication as well as gaps between teams delivering care. A radical
Schedule 2L (Provisions Applicable to Primary Care Services) can be added to the NHS Standard Contract where a commissioner is placing a contract for integrated secondary and primary medical care services.
Guide from NHS Providers and Hempsons identifying seven key steps STPs and their partner organisations should consider to support the evolution to accountable care. Key issues to consider are: Phasing Partners Governance Contracting Funding Organisational Form Enablers
Briefing that identifies that innovation is needed more than ever as challenges grow. Innovation does not only mean technological breakthroughs or large restructures. New and better ways of delivering relationship-based care are needed, and already exist, but are inconsistently implemented or poorly scaled. It identifies the
Developed by the Local Government Association (LGA) and Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS), national partners and the sector in 2015, offers a practical approach to managing patient flow and hospital discharge. The model identifies eight system changes that
This document summarises the lessons learned so far from the 13 acute care collaboration (ACC) vanguards , to support providers and systems considering similar models of collaboration. It outlines what they are doing to improve the quality and sustainability of services,
This report is an early stage review of the impact of a local, integrated approach to support for long-term unemployed ESA claimants. It aims to identify whether a locally designed and delivered approach to employment support, complemented by integrated local services,
Commonwealth Fund study that at efforts to integrate care in the United States that identifies five common challenges: inadequate strategies to sustain cost-savings, improvement, and funding; lack of accurate and timely measurement of return on investment; lack of mechanisms to share potential