‘Care homes must be brought fully into Primary Care Networks to achieve maximum benefits’

‘Joint sense of purpose’

I believe that it would also be useful to have regular get-togethers for staff leads from across each of the care homes within the PCN, together with clinicians from organisations who directly provide health care, as well as the local authority and NHS commissioners. This helps to build a common understanding and a joint sense of purpose, both of which are essential drivers for bringing about sustainable change for the better.

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Published by Residential Forum

The Residential Forum is to promote the achievement of high standards of care and support for children and adults living in residential care and nursing homes, supported housing, residential schools and colleges, hospices and hostels. It contributes to improving the quality of service to the public. Members of the Forum are people of standing and experience drawn from the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as some who can speak for service users and carers.

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