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

iCAN programme gathers pace as project work takes shape

The Integrated Care Across Northamptonshire (iCAN) Programme is now gathering pace and momentum as it moves into the first year of its Five Year Roadmap. In the face of continued health and care system pressures caused by COVID and the roll-out of the vaccination programme, health, social care and voluntary sector colleagues are coming together [...]

By |2021-04-07T13:02:32+01:00April 8th, 2021|iCAN, News|0 Comments

Improving experiences for people with dementia and their carers

Through NHCP’s iCAN programme, several organisations (Northants Carers, Alzheimer’s Society, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Northamptonshire Adult Social Services, Admiral Nursing and Age UK Northamptonshire) have been working together to support people with dementia and their carers. This work is being focused in a number of ways in these challenging times: 1. Supporting people [...]

By |2021-03-05T16:22:55+00:00March 5th, 2021|Featured, iCAN, News|0 Comments

Spotlight on iCAN pillars

In the last edition of Partnership Update, we focused in more detail on two of the four key areas of work in the iCAN assessment phase. Below, you can find out more about the other two ‘pillars’ of initial iCAN activity: hospital discharge and primary and community care. Pillar Q&A: Discharge What is [...]

By |2020-12-10T13:02:07+00:00December 10th, 2020|Featured, iCAN, News|0 Comments

iCAN assessment sets out opportunities to support better health for older people

NHCP’s Integrated Care Across Northamptonshire (iCAN) programme is working to deliver a refreshed local focus on improving the quality of care and achieving the best possible health and wellbeing outcomes for older people in our county. Over the last few months the iCAN programme has been in its assessment phase. This has involved working [...]

By |2020-12-10T12:34:03+00:00December 10th, 2020|Featured, iCAN, 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
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