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DAVE MONK – LOCAL BROADCASTER AND CELEB!
Thank you to Dave for supporting us at WhereIsTheCare (see Supporters Page) and asking if we might appear on your show, very much appreciated!
SUCCESS REGIME – MID & STH ESSEX. GET INVOLVED. HAVE YOUR SAY. WORKSHOPS COMING. FROM SEPT 2016
Part of the NHS Five Year Forward View will allow local health services to take decisive steps to secure high quality, joined-up, improved care. Three main areas that may involve service changes are: * Faster progress towards joined up health and social care based around localities, *More collaboration and shared services across the three main hospitals in Basildon, Chelmsford and Southend, *Changes in urgent and emergency care in line with national recommendations. Other areas involved: simplifying commissioning and contractual arrangements, developing the healthcare workforce and improving IT and access to shared care records. The intention is to have clinically sustainable services in financial balance by 2018/19.
Public workshops planned for Sept 2016 to start discussions with local people about services and garner views on potential change, to share people’s experiences and give feedback on what might/might not work in future. Dates will be published here when we have then.
INFORMATION & TIPS
Tips & Information bites listed in chronological date order. If you have come across a service, entitlement, innovation, something you didn’t know existed and would help other carer families to know about please let us know! Email us, firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
|09/08/2014|| Health Activities |
POSTURE – something can be done. Alexander Technique good advice for posture for the elderly and carers. See our articles for local practitioner.
|14/07/2014|| NHS Continuing Healthcare ||
PAYMENTS CAN BE BACKDATED. You can claim them back! Speak to a solicitor.
|25/02/2014|| Discounts ||
WATER BILLS DISCOUNTS. Possible discounts with water bills with special circumstances looking after an elderly person at home. Ask your supplier what’s available.