Health and Care Integration Newsletters

Our news bulletins aim to keep partners and stakeholders informed and provide information about progress and developments across the schemes. Click here to access our archived publications.

Health and Care Integration Bulletin - November 2019

This edition includes the county council’s new Adult Social Care Target Operating Model to improve the quality of care service users receive and their plan to provide a new specialist dementia care facility in NW Leicestershire. October saw the launch of a new local suicide bereavement support service. The LLR Falls Prevention Group has released a short film designed to help people reduce their risk of falling. We have an update on weight management services in the county and a reminder from the county’s Warm Homes Service about their free, impartial advice to help residents stay warm at home and keep their energy bills down.

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Health and Care Integration Bulletin - September 2019

This edition features details on the launch of the East Midlands Academic Health Science Network Falls Demonstrator Pathway being rolled out across Leicestershire this autumn. We also have information on the five ways to wellbeing mental health self-care campaign, plus updates from Carillon Wellbeing Radio and the Children and Families Partnership on their work around Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) as well as the latest Better Care Fund (BCF) plan on page for 2019/20.

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Health and Care Integration Bulletin - July 2019

This edition features a review of the 2018/19 Delayed Transfers of Care (DTOC) figures as well as an update from the Unified Prevention Board. Plus, news from our NHS partners on the launch of a video highlighting the proposals to improve acute and maternity services for patients in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. As well as a reminder from the #StartAConversation campaign to make a pledge on their website to work together to prevent suicide.

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Health and Care Integration Bulletin - May 2019

This edition celebrates Turning Point Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland’s ‘Outstanding’ ranking from the Care Quality Commission, the extension of the Lightbulb partnership’s service for a further three years and the launch of Carillon Wellbeing radio. Plus, a case study from the County Council’s Quality Improvement Team and updates on how FaME is helping to shape the national falls prevention strategy and the QuitReady service.

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Health And Care Integration Bulletin - February 2019

This edition includes an insight into the Hinckley and Bosworth Integrated Locality Team’s (ILT) approach to multi-disciplinary team (MDT) working and news on the benefits offered to patients coming out of hospital by the new Integrated Care (Reablement) Team. Plus, an update from the Prevention at Scale Project and a case study demonstrating the benefits to the participants of the Steady Steps Programme (part of the falls prevention pathway).

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Health and Care Integration Bulletin - December 2018

This edition includes an update from the Unified Prevention Board, news from the Hinckley & Bosworth Integrated Locality Team and the launch of the New Parks People Zone. Plus news on the Loneliness Summit organised by the County Council and the University of Leicester’s Unit for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement (DICE), a case study from the Warm Homes Service and the 2018 Annual Report from the Director of Public Health.

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Health and Care Integration Bulletin - October 2018

This 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. There are updates from the Prevention at Scale Project on their work with patient volunteers identified by local GP practices, the Steady Steps programme and the QuitReady team on the services on offer for Stoptober.

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Health and Care Integration Bulletin - August 2018

This edition provides updates 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 and how the Assistive Technology Project is looking at enhancing the local service by maximising the opportunities offered by new technology.

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Health And Care Integration Bulletin - June 2018

This edition 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 is 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.

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Health Care Integration Bulletin - April 2018

This edition focuses on the success of the Lightbulb integrated housing support service following the announcement that it was the winner of the Public/Public Partnership award 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.

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