iCAN classes help people with frailty to Get Up and Go in Northamptonshire

In June, Integrated Care Across Northamptonshire (iCAN) hosted the first class of its new Get Up and Go programme, helping to improve people’s strength, balance and confidence – and reduce the risk of falls. Get Up and Go is part of a countywide falls prevention programme, which aims to support people with mild to [...]

By |2021-07-14T12:10:32+01:00July 12th, 2021|Featured, Frailty, iCAN, News|0 Comments

Welfare support teams helping vulnerable people to maintain independence

People living with frailty are being helped to get the personalised care and support they need to maintain their independence at home – with dedicated teams now in place at local level throughout Northamptonshire. Our county’s 16 Primary Care Network (PCN) areas have, or are currently putting in place, their own welfare support teams, [...]

By |2021-06-11T09:44:45+01:00June 14th, 2021|Featured, Frailty, iCAN, News|0 Comments

Frailty phone offers ambulance crews hotline to specialist support

Specialist frailty support is now at the end of a phone for healthcare professionals in Northamptonshire – making it easier to ensure people with frailty receive the care and treatment they need in the right place, first time. The new frailty phone system has been up and running at Northampton and Kettering General Hospitals during [...]

By |2021-05-06T08:38:00+01:00May 7th, 2021|Featured, Frailty, iCAN, News|0 Comments

Changes to local falls prevention service

From 1 April 2021, the Falls Prevention Service previously provided by Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation NHS Trust (NHFT) and commissioned by Public Health at Northamptonshire County Council, is being provided directly by Public Health Northamptonshire. NHFT and Public Health have been working closely together over the last few months to ensure a smooth transition takes place [...]

By |2021-05-06T08:37:24+01:00May 7th, 2021|Featured, Frailty, News|0 Comments

Spotlight on… iCAN

Integrated Care Across Northamptonshire (iCAN) is a major new programme of transformation work being driven by NHCP. Its purpose is to deliver a refreshed focus and way to improve the quality of care and achieve the best possible health and wellbeing outcomes for older people across our county, supporting them to maintain their independence [...]

By |2020-11-19T11:09:07+00:00November 19th, 2020|Featured, Frailty, iCAN, News|0 Comments

Northamptonshire Adult Social Services launches new ways of working

The journey to a new operating model for adult social care in Northamptonshire is well under way with successful trials already demonstrating the benefits of the new approach which puts people at the centre of the decision-making process. This transformation work has been taking place at the same time as Northamptonshire’s councils work towards [...]

By |2020-11-19T10:38:25+00:00November 17th, 2020|Featured, Frailty, iCAN, News|0 Comments

Meet Northamptonshire’s brand new Rapid Response team!

Northamptonshire's new Rapid Response team A new service supporting some of our county’s most vulnerable residents has launched this week – and is expected to help us avoid up to 1,500 hospital admissions each year across Northamptonshire. The Rapid Response team will change the way we respond to elderly people who fall in [...]

By |2019-11-14T08:25:15+00:00November 5th, 2019|Frailty, News, Urgent and emergency care|0 Comments

Rapid Response team getting ready for action this winter

A new specialist team is set to launch in Northamptonshire next month providing dedicated urgent care for some of our county’s most vulnerable citizens. The Northamptonshire Rapid Response service will attend urgent calls to help frail older people who have suffered falls, as well as people living in care homes with nonlife- threatening health [...]

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