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Integrating Better

Part of Integrated care

Developed over 16 local areas, this guide captures common features of good practice of integration between health, social care and the voluntary and community sector. The guide looks at leading integration and the key services and approaches that are needed for effective integration. These include commissioning, risk stratification, information sharing, and multi-disciplinary team working. Practical service examples under three themes show where integration can have a specific impact. The themes cover: Promoting self-care and independence; Supporting care closer to home; and Care and support in a crisis. The guide is aimed at directors, service managers and operational staff in both health and social care. Case studies and links guidance and resources are also included.

Tackling loneliness and social isolation: the role of commissioners

Part of Prevention and wellbeing

With one million people aged 65 and over in the UK reporting they are often or always lonely, few would refute the need to tackle this issue. However, loneliness and social isolation are conditions that are difficult to identify, complex to address and hard to resolve. The evidence base for interventions to address the problems of loneliness and social isolation is emerging but inconclusive at this stage.

Innovative models of health, care and support for adults

This briefing explains that innovative, often small-scale models of health, social care and support for adults could be scaled up to benefit as many people as possible. The challenge is to make scaling up successful. The briefing is based on research conducted during the spring of 2017 by Nesta, SCIE, Shared Lives Plus and PPL. It includes real life stories.

Intermediate Care: SCIE Highlights

Part of Intermediate Care

Intermediate care can deliver better outcomes for people and reduce the pressures on hospitals and the care system. Yet its potential has not been fully realised. Evidence offers some clear learning points that can guide the growth of intermediate care.

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