UHB and Local Authorities join forces to provide integrated services for older people with complex needs.

Cwm Taf University health Board, Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council and Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council join forces to provide integrated services for older people with complex needs.

Two key parts of collaboration are the @home initiative and reablement services which aim to cut unnecessary time spent in hospital and support older people at home with a tailored package of care and to support their independence.
The initiative has already saved 2,037 acute bed days and discharged 1,498 patients so they can be cared for in the community.

The collaboration is also developing an Older Persons’ Mental Health Service and strengthening primary care services.

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