Carer contingency planning: recommendations for integrated care systems

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In 2021/22 NHS England supported integrated care systems (ICSs) to scope delivery of carer contingency planning. The insight from ICS-led projects and recommendations from ICS learning, along with links to case studies, are outlined in this document.

ICSs need to take steps to understand current provision in the system; determine routes for information sharing, train professionals, communicate what is available to both carers and professionals and measure to determine impact.



Accessible version published 13 October 2023.