Continuing Healthcare (CHC) Network

Claudia Brown

Claudia Brown

Karen Scarsbrook

Karen Scarsbrook

Co-chair: Claudia Brown, Assistant Director, Islington Adult Integrated Community Services
Co-chair: Karen Scarsbrook, NHS England, CHC London Lead

Membership: This network is open to Continuing Healthcare leads in Local Authorities and CCGs / CSUs


Key Aims for 2018/19

  • Linking advice and information in a clearer fashion across LAs and CCGs
  • Share best practice examples
  • Support local areas to undertake 85% of CHC assessments in the community in fewer than 28 days
  • Collating data from IRPs

Resources

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Recent News

Winter Readiness information for London Care Homes

1. Be prepared Ensure your residents and staff are immunised against flu and have a stockpile of personal protective equipment (PPE) Ensure your residents over the age of 65 are immunised against[...]

Building Resilience training

London event: Monday 21st January 2019, Mary Ward House NHS continuing healthcare is a contentious area which brings issues around building resilience and self-care for Continuing Health Care Staff to the[...]

Extending people's legal rights to personal health budgets and integrated personal budgets

On Friday 6 April, The Department of Health and Social Care and NHS England launched a joint consultation on extending the legal rights to have a personal health budget or[...]

Future meetings and events

No Events

Past meetings and events

Date/Time Event Notes
21/05/2019
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
DToC Roadshow – Learning from Winter 2018/19
Grange City Hotel, London

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Aim: To support local systems in preparing for Winter 2019/20 through:

  • Understanding the current London position in relation to DToC and Long Length of Stay
  • Sharing good practice around maximising wellbeing in the community
  • Understanding strengths based / asset-based approach to support discharge from hospital
  • Exploring innovative technological solutions to helping people stay well in the community
14/01/2019
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Continuing Healthcare Network - January 2019
Skipton House, London
11/12/2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Continuing Healthcare Masterclass Workshop - Romford
Imperial Offices, Romford England

An opportunity for senior NHS and Adult Social Care professionals to explore issues which are particularly challenging.

This advanced full day Workshop will cover an array of issues which, even those who are very knowledgeable about NHS Continuing Healthcare find difficult.

Alongside two intricate Case Studies, the day will focus on enhancing rationales for outcomes; well-managed needs; the inter-relationship between Cognition, Behaviour and Psychological and Emotional Needs; some clinical conditions which are complex to evaluate in the Decision Support Tool;  and complications which can arise in assessments including when disputes occur between the NHS and Adult Social Care.

This Workshop is intended for professionals who have substantial experience in NHS Continuing Healthcare.  It is not suitable for individuals who have recently started in this field of work or have limited knowledge.

A lively and interactive day will be led by Jane Reynolds (Chair, Independent Review Process, London region) whose national training events always been described as both stimulating and enjoyable by the thousands of people who have attended her training events.

An attendance certificate for re-validation/Continuing Professional Development purposes will be provided.

Places for this special event are limited, and will be equally distributed across all regions and areas of work, so book early to avoid disappointment!

Please email your request to: england.CHCbsu@nhs.net and provide the following details:

  • Name
  • Job title
  • CCG/CCH area and
  • contact email address

N.B.  Delegates will be contacted directly to confirm they have been allocated a place.

Timings:  10:1517:00 (registration at 10:00)

20/11/2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Continuing Healthcare Masterclass Workshop - Ealing
Park Plaza London Park Royal, London England

An opportunity for senior NHS and Adult Social Care professionals to explore issues which are particularly challenging.

This advanced full day Workshop will cover an array of issues which, even those who are very knowledgeable about NHS Continuing Healthcare find difficult.

Alongside two intricate Case Studies, the day will focus on enhancing rationales for outcomes; well-managed needs; the inter-relationship between Cognition, Behaviour and Psychological and Emotional Needs; some clinical conditions which are complex to evaluate in the Decision Support Tool;  and complications which can arise in assessments including when disputes occur between the NHS and Adult Social Care.

This Workshop is intended for professionals who have substantial experience in NHS Continuing Healthcare.  It is not suitable for individuals who have recently started in this field of work or have limited knowledge.

A lively and interactive day will be led by Jane Reynolds (Chair, Independent Review Process, London region) whose national training events always been described as both stimulating and enjoyable by the thousands of people who have attended her training events.

An attendance certificate for re-validation/Continuing Professional Development purposes will be provided.

Places for this special event are limited, and will be equally distributed across all regions and areas of work, so book early to avoid disappointment!

Please email your request to: england.CHCbsu@nhs.net and provide the following details:

  • Name
  • Job title
  • CCG/CCH area and
  • contact email address

N.B.  Delegates will be contacted directly to confirm they have been allocated a place.

Timings:  10:1517:00 (registration at 10:00)

19/11/2018
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Continuing Healthcare Network - November 2018
Skipton House, London
18/09/2018
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Continuing Healthcare Network - September 2018
Skipton House, London
16/07/2018
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Continuing Healthcare Network - July 2018
Skipton House, London
16/05/2018
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Continuing Healthcare Network - May 2018
Skipton House, London
19/03/2018
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Continuing Healthcare Network - March 2018
Skipton House, London
11/01/2018
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Continuing Healthcare Network - January 2018
Skipton House, London
13/11/2017
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Continuing Healthcare Network - November 2017
Skipton House, London
15/09/2017
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Continuing Healthcare Network - September 2017
Skipton House, London
19/07/2017
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Continuing Healthcare Network - July 2017
Skipton House, London
12/05/2017
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Continuing Healthcare Network - May 2017
Skipton House, London
23/03/2017
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Continuing Healthcare Network - March 2017
Skipton House, London
23/01/2017
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Continuing Healthcare Network - January 2017
Skipton House, London
23/11/2016
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Continuing Healthcare Network - November 2016
Skipton House, London
21/09/2016
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Continuing Healthcare Network - September 2016
14/03/2016
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Continuing Healthcare Network - March 2016

Focused on:

  • DToCs and Discharge to Assess arrangements – an update on how this works
  • CHC assessments across borough boundaries
  • Better Care Fund plans and assurance process
  • ‘Who pays’ amendment to the section on persons detained under the Mental Health Act 1983
07/03/2016
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
The value of engaging people in service change - Healthwatch England event

Presentations


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