2013 GSK IMPACT Awards: Care Network Cambridgeshire

Care Network Cambridgeshire (CNC) helps older people stay independent for as long as possible, encouraging them to maintain good social contacts with a network of 100 community volunteer groups.

2013 GSK IMPACT Awards: Care Network Cambridgeshire

‘Help at Home’ is a shining example of one of its services. CNC volunteers provide short-term practical and emotional support to people discharged from hospital, and can enable them to remain at home when they are at risk of a hospital admission.

CNC also works with a network of local GP practices to provide information and advice, enabling GPs to refer their older patients to a range of relevant services.

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