Humber and Wolds Rural Action remains open for business, we are continuing to support our communities but in a different way, you can still contact us by email or telephone. Please visit the page dedicated to Covid19 to find out more about how the community is responding.
The resulting Community Led Plan forms a blueprint for use by Town/Parish Councils and other local bodies, as well as providing evidence for funding bids to enable the actions identified to be completed.
Mrs Surfleet a registered customer of the car scheme thanked HWRA for an excellent service and also to personally thank the driver, Terry for his help and assitance in providing transport to her medical appointment.
It was agreed a quarterly stakeholder newsletter would be produced and circulated using a range of communications tools. Including case studies of service users and carers telling their own experiences of using health and social care services across the East Riding of Yorkshire.
The Integration (Better Care) Plan 2017-19 was submitted to NHS England on the 11th September 2017. NHSE have verbally confirmed that the plan has been assured and have been given the go ahead to proceed with the delivery of a number of schemes to support the delivery of health and social care services available in the community particularly for patients with Dementia and additional nursing needs which can’t be delivered at home
David Smith from MIND is leading a workshop in November to look at how the Voluntary and Community Sector can support the targets set to reduce the number of delayed transfers of care from Hospital
City Health Care Partnership are working with system partners to transformation intermediate care (out of hospital) services. Intermediate care services are provided to patients, usually older people, after leaving hospital or when they are at risk of being sent to hospital. The aim of Intermediate care is to promote indepdence and shift care away from Hospitals and residential care; helping people to;
Avoid going into hospital or residential care unnecessarily
Be as independent as possible after a stay in hospital
Receive care in different places (e.g. community hospital, residential home or in people’s own homes)
Dedicated project managers have been recruited to oversee the delivery and implementation of each of the iBCF schemes.
Social Prescribing – A dedicated project manager has been recruited to oversee the delivery and implementation of the scheme. Humber HFT have been commissioned to deliver a pilot community link worker service which goes live on the 1st November 2017. Service specifications are being developed for the Linking, Building, Assessing elements of the social prescribing service with the service going live on the 1st April 2017.
Active Recovery Model - A dedicated project manager has been recruited to oversee the delivery and implementation of the scheme. Bases have now been agreed for the first two schemes (2 x 2 bed flats at Rita Hunt Court, 2/3 x 1 bed rooms at Woldhaven (Pocklington) and a 1 bed bungalow at Wold Garth in the grounds of Woldhaven. Adult Social Care and Housing are exploring options for Anlaby.
Care Market – A dedicated project manager has been recruited to oversee the delivery and implementation of the scheme. Systems partners are exploring if low level health care tasks could be provided by a more generic worker with a potential for apprenticeships. The Council are working with the CCG on cost effective models for care homes with nursing to support improved quality, sustainability and effectiveness of this area of care to better manage the market.
Investment in Technology - Work continues to identify resources for the investment in technology scheme. Additional funding bid to NHSE has been submitted to support the implementation of secure laptops and systems in care homes
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A fall in property prices as a consequence of Covid19 could reduce the number of affordable homes that get built in the countryside whilst larger, more inappropriate development could get the go-ahead warns charity, Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE).W
We know that many rural communities are supportive of small-scale housing schemes that are sensitive to the look and feel of the local area and which create homes that are affordable to local residents. But the fallout from Covid19 could up-end the viability of such schemes.
Rural Housing Week is an annual celebration of rural housing when organisations work with external stakeholders to reinforce the message that housing is vital for the survival of rural communities and services.