Wakefield’s £5.9m social care hubs are saving NHS resources and helping those in need

ALMOST 2,000 people have been seen at new £5.9m ‘social care hubs’ since they were introduced in Wakefield six months ago.
The hubs bring together health, social care, housing and voluntary and community organisations at a single office, so once assessed, a person could be seen by a nurse, occupational therapist, physio, social care worker, , housing officer or mental health worker depending on their need.
Rapid support - for example the provision of mobility equipment - is also at hand, so people can be seen on the same day to prevent them going to hospital.
In total, 636 urgent referrals... read more

 
17 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 141
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