Aging care commissioning strategy

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This case study shows that how working in conjunction with Super League rugby club, Widnes Vikings provided a new pioneering commissioning strategy which not only includes traditional health services, but also a community-based approaches that promote wellbeing and social connection.



Widnes Vikings provided mental health outreach, accessible sports sessions, health checks and support for new parents. Some of its most impactful work though is in reaching out to older people and people living with dementia.

This forms part of the Dementia Best Practice Repository in showcasing best practice for dementia care in the living well part of the dementia well pathway.