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.

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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Care work is perfect fit for Natalie and Julie

Published on February 10, 2017 at 1:46 pm

Natalie Moore and Julie Holden are care workers at Nelson Manor carehome.

In this new case study they discuss why they love their job and the people they work with, how it differs from working in a hospital setting and why working in the care sector is so rewarding.

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Care profession is just right for Matthew

Published on February 9, 2017 at 2:39 pm

Matthew Long is a manager at Andrew Smith House care home in Nelson.

In this new case study he explains why he got into the job, what he loves about it and why working in the care sector is something he feels passionately about.

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Home care service gives peace of mind

Published on February 9, 2017 at 1:59 pm

A service operating across East Lancashire is helping to stop elderly people from being admitted to hospital unnecessarily, or remaining in hospital when they could be cared for at home.

The Intensive Home Support service delivers care for patients in their own home, relative’s home or care home.

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Heather Tierney-Moore interview

Published on February 9, 2017 at 12:53 pm

In this new film, Heather Tierney-Moore, Chief Executive of Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust, gives her views on progress on the Together A Healthier Future programme to date.

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