Monday 6th December 2021, 3pm - 4pm
On Monday, 6th December 2021, we will be holding a public and stakeholder event on the integrated Care Across Northamptonshire (iCAN) programme. If you have heard of the programme, and you might already be involved with it, or you might not be familiar with it, then this virtual event will tell you all you need to know. The iCAN programme has three aims:
The five year programme is aimed at the older person with frailty, and has been designed to ensure that person has a positive lifetime of health, wellbeing and care in our community.
We will have updates from health, care and local government leaders and practitioners to give you more information about the programme of work, what it means for you and what opportunities you will have to get involved.
The event on the 6th will also explore plans for integrated care, top tips for winter wellness and discuss the themes for a Festival of Living and Ageing Well that we are planning for the spring of 2022, where there will be opportunities for you to co-produce the new services and give vital input on how things are working and how to improve them.
This event is open to anyone else in your organisation as well so please do forward this email to anyone you feel this would be relevant to.
In order to register your place, you can access it via this link:
We are grateful for the support of EVERYONE who shared with us celebrating what #BefriendingIs. We will continue to raise awareness with passion, drive and creativity.
Many older people living in their own homes can become isolated and lonely, but with a regular weekly visit; perhaps to read the paper to a visually impaired person, to play cards, have a conversation, share past memories and explore what is important to the person.
Befriending is helping reduce social isolation and improve the health & wellbeing for people who are lonely, isolated and frail by providing a visiting service to residents in their own homes.
Serve are working with the Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership (NHCP) to deliver and lead on Befriending Support to Vulnerable Adults across the whole county.
You can contact Serve on 01933 315 555 or email@example.com for more information or to direct you to your nearest Befriending Service.
Research shows that older people living on their own risk loneliness and social isolation and need more emotional support, companionship and timely support to sustain their mental and physical wellbeing.
Issues to be addressed include:
• Social isolation and disconnection from communities; feelings of emotional loneliness and poor mental wellbeing.
• Health and social inequalities - barriers to accessing support.
• Making unnecessary GP and /or A&E visits.
WE URGENTLY NEED VOLUNTEER BEFRIENDERS ACROSS NORTH NORTHAMPTONSHIRE.
We are always looking for volunteers to step forward for this worthwhile project.
PLEASE CONTACT SERVE TO DIRECT YOU TO YOUR NEAREST BEFRIENDING SERVICE.
Contact 01933 315555
Help us to change the lives of lonely, isolated people.
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Serve are working with the Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership (NHCP) to deliver Befriending Support to Vulnerable Adults across the whole county.
Voluntary Impact Northamptonshire's Happy at Home project delivers befriending in the Northampton Borough.
Daventry Volunteer Centre's Happy at Home project delivers befriending in Daventry and South Northants.
Northamptonshire Carers offers a befriending sitting service to support informal carers.