Tag Archives: Service Continuity

The CAREDEM Case Management Modelling and Feasibility Study (HTA)

Summary The CAREDEM Case Management Study adapted a promising case management project from the USA (the PREVENT Study) and attempted to test the feasibility and acceptability of this approach to case management for dementia support in English general practice. The … Continue reading

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Integrated Care and Support: Landmark Shared Commitment (Department of Health)

Summary This Department of Health framework document on the integration of health and social care establishes the agreement to create “joined-up” care. It explains how multi-agency working in local areas can use existing structures to bring together Local Authorities, the … Continue reading

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Shared Commitment Between NHS and Local Government Leaders to Integrate Care (BBC News)

Summary Figures from Age UK, based on analysis of government statistics, show that elderly hospital patients face increasing delays for social care help before they can be discharged. Hospital patients awaiting discharge typically wait for more than 30 days on average … Continue reading

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Tougher Financial Checks of Care Home Companies by CQC (BBC News)

Summary The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is to check the finances of the 50 and 60 largest care companies in England. Large providers of care homes and home care in England are to have their financial records scrutinised regularly in order to identify and avoid … Continue reading

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Delivering Public Services: Achieving Value for Money Through Markets (National Audit Office / Audit Commission)

Summary The National Audit Office  (NAO)’s “Delivering public services through markets: principles for achieving value for money” report outlines ten principles for the Government’s policymakers and officials to consider when attempting to achieve value for money by the market-based delivery … Continue reading

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