Case studies

The new way we will provide health and social care in Pennine Lancashire will build on some great work already being done. We have been talking widely to residents, staff, elected members and others. You can find their views and some examples of great practice in this collection.

Occupational Therapist Rebecca explains her role within the Home First team

Published on May 5, 2018 at 7:31 am

Name & Job Title

My name is Rebecca Rees and I am an Occupational Therapist in the Home First team.

What is your role within the Home First Team?

Once someone has been discharged from hospital and into the Home First service, as an Occupational Therapist I go out to do the initial home visit to look at how they function in their own home.

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Home First – Meet Mrs Slater and her daughter Jane

Published on April 4, 2018 at 8:38 am

Alex Townsend (Integrated Clinical Lead for ICAT – Intermediate Care Allocation Team and IHSS – Intensive Home Support Service) went out to meet Mrs Slater and her daughter Jane to listen to what she had to say about her Home First experience.

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Red Bag Scheme

Published on June 23, 2017 at 12:12 pm

A new scheme is currently being piloted across Pennine Lancashire, with around 30 care homes participating in the first two phases of the rollout.

A distinctive red bag with “Together a healthier future” emblazoned on the front, will be accompanying care home patients when they are admitted to hospital.  

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Colleagues gather to talk Together a Healthier Future

Published on May 19, 2017 at 10:40 am

Colleagues from across all of the organisations involved in the Together A Healthier Future programme gathered together at the latest Solution Design event in Burnley recently.

We caught up with a few of them on the day to get their views on all the work that’s gone on so far and find out what their personal commitments to the programme are from within their own work areas.

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Nelson engagement event: vox pops part three

Published on March 9, 2017 at 2:09 pm

Around 50 residents gathered to get involved, debate and help shape the future of health and social care in Pennine Lancashire at our latest engagement event in January.

We asked some of those in attendance – at the ACE Centre in Nelson – about ways to keep people living happy, healthy and well.

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Nelson engagement event: vox pops part two

Published on March 9, 2017 at 2:08 pm

Around 50 residents gathered to get involved, debate and help shape the future of health and social care in Pennine Lancashire at our latest engagement event in January.

We asked some of those in attendance – at the ACE Centre in Nelson – about ways to keep people living happy, healthy and well.

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Nelson engagement event: vox pops part one

Published on March 9, 2017 at 2:05 pm

Around 50 residents gathered to get involved, debate and help shape the future of health and social care in Pennine Lancashire at our latest engagement event in January.

We asked some of those in attendance – at the ACE Centre in Nelson – about ways to keep people living happy, healthy and well.

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