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Better Care Fund Update

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Better Care Fund Update

  1. 1. LEICESTERSHIRE’S BETTER CARE FUND: Moving to Implementation
  2. 2. What is our plan for integration? • Our integration programme is made up of two parts: – 4 themes from the ‘Better Care Fund’ (2 year plan) – 5 areas of joint working with partners Better Care Fund Plan - 4 themes (Section 75) Continuing health care Special educational needs and disability Community equipment Emerging priorities – help to live at home 1 2 3 4 5 Emerging priorities – whole life disability 6
  3. 3. Theme 1: Unified prevention offer •Bring together prevention services in communities including housing expertise •Better coordination so that local people have easy access to information, help and advice Theme 2: Integrated, proactive care for those with long term conditions •Build on support offered by GPs and community care: – Introduction of case management for over 75s – Changes to how records and data are shared Better Care Fund Themes x 4
  4. 4. Theme 3: Integrated urgent response •2 hour community response, to avoid unnecessary hospital admissions (including preventing admissions due to falls) •Work towards access to care 7 days a week •Integrated service for frail older people Theme 4: Hospital discharge and reablement •Improve care when people are discharged from hospital - especially the most frail e.g. new bridging service •24/7 service across health and social care, with a single point of access Better Care Fund Themes x 4
  5. 5. How will we measure success? • Reduce the number of permanent admissions to residential and nursing homes by 5.77% by 31/03/15 • Increase the number of service users still at home 91 days after discharge to 82.19% by 31/03/15 • Reduce the number of delayed transfers of care by 1.55% by 31/12/14 • Reduce the number of avoidable admissions by 1.96% by 30/09/14 • Reduce the number of emergency admissions due to falls by 3.58% by 31/03/15 • Improve Patient experience
  6. 6. Contact and Further Information Officer to contact Cheryl Davenport Director of Health and Care Integration (Joint appointment) Cheryl.Davenport@leics.gov.uk 0116 305 4212 07770 281610 Weblink: Health and Wellbeing Board Papers (01/04/14) http://politics.leics.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=1038&MId=4131&Ver
  7. 7. Contact and Further Information Officer to contact Cheryl Davenport Director of Health and Care Integration (Joint appointment) Cheryl.Davenport@leics.gov.uk 0116 305 4212 07770 281610 Weblink: Health and Wellbeing Board Papers (01/04/14) http://politics.leics.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=1038&MId=4131&Ver

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