Get out, share experiences and get active are key messages of a new campaign launched to coincide with national Self Care week (Nov 12 – 16).
The campaign has a particular focus on drink awareness and eating healthily, both with the underlying message of reducing the risk of Type 2 diabetes.
The October edition features the launch of the new ‘Start a Conversation’ campaign to help prevent suicide plus the formal launch of the Leicestershire Children and Families Partnership.
Plus updates from the Prevention at Scale Project, the Steady Steps programme and the QuitReady team on the services on offer for Stoptober.
The August edition of the Health and Care bulletin includes an update on Leicestershire’s Better Care Fund Plan performance and progress for delayed transfers of care (DTOC) and details the work of the Discharge Working Group in relation to the 2018/19 targets.
There is also news on the Integrated Locality Teams programme, the launch of the Children and Families Partnership Plan, the impact of the Housing Enablement Team on outcomes for patients leaving hospital and a case study on the benefits of the Warm Homes Service.
The June edition of the Health and Care bulletin highlights the new approach being taken being taken to frailty and morbidity across LLR and how we are updating Leicestershire’s Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) 2018-21.
There’s news on the Prevention at Scale project, an update from the falls programme and the East Midlands Academic Health Science Network (EMAHSN) Falls Prevention and Management Demonstrator project plus a new information leaflet – Supporting Carers now available from GP surgeries in the county and Rutland.
An insight into the Lightbulb project, the pioneering service hosted by Blaby District Council in partnership with district councils, Leicestershire County Councils, CCGs and the LPT.
Footage is copyright BBC East Midlands Today 2018.
For more information about the programme, please visit our Integrated Housing Support pages.
The April edition of the Leicestershire Health and Care Integration bulletin focuses on the success of the Lightbulb integrated housing support service at the Local Government Chronicle (LGC) Awards in March.
There is also an update on the work being done by partners on delayed transfers of care plus information on the decision to close the Integrated Points of Access (IPOA) programme and the Steady Steps 24-week postural stability exercise programme available across Leicestershire and Rutland.
The February edition of the Health and Care Integration stakeholder bulletin focuses on the Integrated Points of Access methodology and redesign and the benefits achievable across the whole system within Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR).
Work has also begun with partners on the scoping of a market appraisal for Assistive Technology and we have an update on how Melton Borough Council’s ‘Me and My Learning’ programme is making a significant difference to local residents lives.
The December edition of the Health and Care Integration stakeholder bulletin focuses on the targets set for delayed transfers of care and an update from the new Children and Families Partnership on their work to oversee the delivery of the priorities for Children and Young People in Leicestershire’s Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy.
There is news on the IPOA programme’s refreshed Business Case, the Unified Prevention Board’s programme of work for 2017 and into 2018 and two Local Government Association (LGA) projects. Plus a reminder encouraging everyone to sign up to the Enhanced Summary Care Record.
The November edition of the Leicestershire Health and Care Integration bulletin highlights joint working on delayed transfers of care, the completion of Phase two of the SIMTEGR8 project and an update from the Falls programme.
There is also a First Contact Plus case study demonstrating the value of the Warm Homes service, news from the Shepshed walking for health group who now have over 100 registered members and the launch of the Self-care campaign this Autumn.
The September edition of the Leicestershire Health and Care Integration bulletin features updates on the Integrated Discharge Team’s work to develop a patient tracker and the allocation of the final three Help to Live at Home (HTLAH) contracts to new providers.
Plus news on how the Health and Care Integration Team’s LGA Grant is being used, the Unified Prevention Board’s review of its terms of reference and the roll out of Lightbulb across all Leicestershire district/borough areas from October.