Community heart failure project offers holistic approach to care

A new community heart failure project is under way in Northamptonshire aimed at bridging the gap between acute, primary care and community services for patients. The pilot project, led by Dr Emma Copsey, has been approved to receive evaluation funding and support from the East Midlands Academic Health Science Network (EMAHSN) Evaluation Fund. In [...]

By |2022-05-03T10:57:23+01:00May 3rd, 2022|Elective care, Featured, iCAN, News|0 Comments

Dementia-friendly support, social and information groups

A series of informal in-person activity groups to share experiences and provide support to people who have dementia, and their carers, have been launched by Northamptonshire Carers. These are all free to attend, and you do not need to have had a formal diagnosis to join, those who are living with Mild Cognitive Impairment [...]

By |2022-04-20T10:40:09+01:00April 6th, 2022|Featured, iCAN, News|Comments Off on Dementia-friendly support, social and information groups

New ‘Pumped Up’ Heart Failure Support Groups

Starting on Thursday 24 March, a series of support groups for people who have heart failure, or have suffered a heart attack will be taking place twice a month in Daventry. The free sessions take place as follows: Daventry group: second and fourth Thursday of the month Northampton group: first and third Thursday of [...]

By |2022-04-20T15:11:41+01:00March 22nd, 2022|Featured, iCAN, News|Comments Off on New ‘Pumped Up’ Heart Failure Support Groups

Event highlights work to improve care for older people

On Monday 6 December, NHCP will be holding a public and stakeholder event on the iCAN programme. Whether you are already involved with iCAN, have heard a little about the programme or are not familiar with it at all, this virtual event will tell you all you need to know. iCAN is a five-year [...]

By |2022-01-12T16:24:26+00:00November 29th, 2021|Communications, Featured, iCAN, News, Workforce|Comments Off on Event highlights work to improve care for older people

Learners reflect on benefits of frailty training

The first group of ‘frailty aware’ professionals can better spot and treat people experiencing frailty, following completion of the first round of specialist training implemented by Integrated Care Across Northamptonshire (iCAN). The training sees experts in frailty care from across our local health and care system deliver sessions in partnership with the University of [...]

By |2021-11-26T15:21:03+00:00November 23rd, 2021|Featured, Frailty, iCAN, News|Comments Off on Learners reflect on benefits of frailty training

Referrals invited to Get Up and Go classes

Get Up and Go is part of a countywide falls prevention programme. It is for people with mild to moderate frailty and aims to improve mobility and reduce their fear of falling by increasing strength and balance. Free classes form part of the iCAN programme’s offering and are accessible via referral from a health [...]

By |2021-11-05T14:13:56+00:00October 13th, 2021|Featured, iCAN, News|Comments Off on Referrals invited to Get Up and Go classes

iCAN steps up work to improve care and support for older people

The Integrated Care Across Northamptonshire (iCAN) programme of transforming services for older people is set to pick up pace. The programme will now be prioritising activity which will have a direct impact on helping services face up to pressures over the winter months while also providing long-term and lasting benefits for the people of [...]

By |2021-11-05T14:14:04+00:00October 13th, 2021|Featured, iCAN, News|Comments Off on iCAN steps up work to improve care and support for older people

Frailty training helps to drive better care and outcomes

Senior health and care professionals in Northamptonshire are benefiting from a new training programme to support improved care and outcomes for local people living with frailty. Forming part of NHCP’s Integrated Care Across Northamptonshire (iCAN) programme, experts in frailty care from across the system deliver sessions in partnership with the University of Northampton. The [...]

By |2021-10-07T08:26:10+01:00September 13th, 2021|Featured, iCAN, News|Comments Off on Frailty training helps to drive better care and outcomes

New county team to co-ordinate local care in the last year of life

A dedicated team has been established in Northamptonshire to support people at the end of their lives to receive the best possible care. Angela Dempsey The new Last Year of Life Transformation Delivery Group will work to ensure that everyone in need of palliative and end-of-life care – together with their carers [...]

By |2021-09-09T15:48:11+01:00September 6th, 2021|Featured, iCAN, News|Comments Off on New county team to co-ordinate local care in the last year of life
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