Integrated care is “person-centred co-ordinated care” whereby an individual's care is planned and co-ordinated with the person concerned to achieve the outcomes desired by that individual. What is Integrated Care?
Integrated care was enshrined in statute in 2012 and involves joint working between the NHS, local authorities and the third (voluntary) sector delivering services with pooled health and social care budgets. Background
A key strand of the Five Year Forward View (strategy for the NHS published in 2014) is the move to providing more services out of hospital with health and social care working together to provide integrated care. Five Year Forward View — Strategy for the NHS
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