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March 2, 2021 Europe, Global Event

IFIC Ireland Patient Empowerment Mini-Series with CEmPaC

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines Empowerment for Health as ‘a process through which people gain greater control over decisions and actions affecting their health. Empowerment may be a social, cultural, psychological or political process through which individuals and social groups are able to express their needs, present their concerns, devise strategies for involvement in decision-making, and achieve political, social and cultural action to meet those needs.’

This series, aimed at health and social care workers and service leads, presented by IFIC Ireland in partnership with the Centre for Empowerment of People and Communities (CEmPaC) will examine the area of Patient Empowerment and the role it plays in achieving true integrated care.

 

What Matters To You is “an international person-centered care movement inspired by a 2012 New England Journal of Medicine article, Shared Decision-Making ...

Jan. 30, 2019 Europe Publication

Integrated primary and acute care systems (PACS) - Describing the care model and the business model

A new framework to help local areas establish a single primary and acute care system (PACS) has been published by NHS England. Under a PACS, hospital, primary, community, mental health and social care services align their goals and incentives to improve the health and wellbeing of the population.

The announcement comes following the publication in July of a framework for the multispecialty community provider (MCP) model.

Feb. 1, 2017 Global News

How can health and social care work together effectively?

Let´s consider what an integrated health and social care system might look like. Should the cultural differences between health and social care be preserved within a closer partnership? And what role can technology play in bringing together services that have traditionally worked in parallel? 

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Sept. 30, 2016 Europe Publication

Integrated primary and acute care systems (PACS) - Describing the care model and the business model

A new framework to help local areas establish a single primary and acute care system (PACS) has been published by NHS England, as well as another for improving the lives of care home residents.

Under a PACS, hospital, primary, community, mental health and social care services align their goals and incentives to improve the health and wellbeing of the population.

The announcement comes following the publication in July of a framework for the multispecialty community provider (MCP) model.