CHOC case study – Geriatrician impact

Mrs H had recent back pain, for which she was admitted to hospital ¬†unnecessarily. After a going through a few small tests (bloods, blood pressure etc) she was sent home.   Mrs H has a very small living space. Essentially confined to one room she has taken to her bed due to the pain. This […]

CHOC case study – social prescribing

Mr & Mrs M have been married for over 50 years. Mrs M was diagnosed with dementia over 5 years ago and Mr M has been her carer ever since. ¬†Mrs M also has a carer visit daily to help her with personal care and give her husband some respite care. Her husband then accesses […]

Integrated Case Management

Integrated Case Management Bringing together health professionals to improve patient outcomes   Encompass has been leading a trial into fully integrated case management (ICM), bringing together all health & wellbeing professionals to develop single care plans for those at the highest risk of developing long term conditions requiring acute care. To ensure patients and the […]