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

Kim Curry confirmed as new iCAN Delivery Director

Kim Curry Kim Curry has been appointed to the post of Delivery Director for the iCAN programme after a competitive process. Kim (pictured right) will start work with the Northamptonshire health and care system on Monday 13 September 2021 and will be accountable for the overall performance of the iCAN programme, which [...]

By |2021-09-09T15:48:01+01:00September 6th, 2021|Featured, iCAN, News|Comments Off on Kim Curry confirmed as new iCAN Delivery Director

Co-ordinating high-quality care across Northamptonshire’s care homes

With the NHS long-term plan committing improvements to NHS support for all care home residents over the next five years, Primary Care Networks (PCNs) across Northamptonshire have a key role to play. Our county’s PCNs, collaborative networks of local GP practices, are forming stronger links with care homes, partnering with nursing and residential care [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:33:33+01:00August 10th, 2021|Featured, iCAN, News, Primary Care Networks|Comments Off on Co-ordinating high-quality care across Northamptonshire’s care homes

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 |2021-09-09T09:33:39+01:00July 12th, 2021|Featured, Frailty, iCAN, News|Comments Off on iCAN classes help people with frailty to Get Up and Go in Northamptonshire

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 |2021-09-09T09:33:42+01:00June 14th, 2021|Featured, Frailty, iCAN, News|Comments Off on Welfare support teams helping vulnerable people to maintain independence
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