Enhanced health in care homes: lessons from good practice on embedding integrated care

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This event looked at how to integrate health services and residential care to improve the quality of life, health care and health planning for people living in care homes.


The ‘integration triangle’: health, housing and social care
William Roberts, National Care Homes Lead, New Care Models Programme, NHS England

Looking at what needs to be in place for effective joint working

Professor Claire Goodman, Deputy Director, NIHR (National Institute for Health Research) CLAHRC (Collaboration for leadership in applied health research and care) East of England

Lessons from the primary care vanguard in Wyre
Alison Ricchiuti, Operations Manager, Wyre Integrated Neighbourhood, Thornton Medical Centre

Lessons from the “Working Together” project in Devon
George Coxon, Owner and Director, Pottles Court and Summercourt Care Homes

Lessons learned from My Home Life working with and for care homes
Professor Julienne Meyer CBE, Professor of Nursing: Care for Older People, City, University of London, and Executive Director, My Home Life

How to be the change you want to see?
Sharon Blackburn CBE, Policy and Communications Director, National Care Forum

Demonstrating how innovations through food can support the integration agenda
and the health and wellbeing of residents through improved mobility and

Joe Hind, Area Manager (Edinburgh), Soil Association Food for Life Scotland
Stuart McKenzie, Volunteer Gardener at Inch View Care Home, and President of the Federation of Edinburgh Gardens and Allotments (FEDEGA)

It’s not what you do, it’s the way that you do it
Christine Asbury, Chief Executive, WCS Care Group

The health and wellbeing benefits of an intergenerational approach

Dr Zoe Wyrko, Consultant Geriatrician and Associate Medical Director - Quality Development, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Embedding enhanced health care in care homes

Alex Baylis, Assistant Director, Policy, The King’s Fund
Dr Susie Perks-Baker, Senior Consultant, Leadership and Organisational Development, The King’s Fund

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