Personalised care represents a new relationship between people, professionals and the system. It happens when we make the most of the expertise, capacity and potential of people, families and communities.
Personalised care continues to expand across England with over 290,000 people now set to benefit by April 2019 through 21 personalised care sites across the country. Our future vision is that personalised care demonstrator sites will become business as usual across the health and care system.
An NHS programme in Somerset has helped patients avoid 7,500 nights in hospital and freed up at least £2 million for other services. Somerset’s pioneering ‘Homefirst’ scheme offers patients who are healthy enough, and their families, tailored help to finish therapy at home, with personalised care reducing stays in hospital by up to ten days. […]