As part of our service strategy we are responding to national policy and local priorities. A number of these priorities will lead to significant service developments for both adult and children’s services and fundamental changes in care across Leeds. This will in turn affect the interface with hospitals in the city, the provision of intermediate care, and the delivery of services in people’s homes and communities.
Our aim, to provide the best possible care in every community, requires that we work closely with our partners in health, social care and other organisations. Leaders from organisations across the city, including Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, the three Clinical Commissioning Groups in Leeds and Leeds City Council, have been working hard to make this happen and one example of this close working has resulted in Leeds being awarded pioneer status by the Department of Health in recognition of the national lead role in modelling integrated health and social care.
As part of a health and social care transformation programme we are working with our partners to develop integrated adult health and social care teams for the care of older people and those with long term conditions, focusing on:
We have plans to further develop and review the services integrated to date as well as seeking other opportunities for integration that mean a more seamless and patient centered approach to delivering care. We aim to:
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