Better Care Fund

Engagement events

Wider Better Care Fund Stakeholder Engagement Event

On 25 March 2014 an engagement event was held to introduce the Better Care Fund and gain feedback on the initial submission. A copy of the presentation event can be found here (PDF 765.2KB) .

Ivel Valley Event

On 1 May 2014 an event was hosted in the Ivel Valley area bring together expertise from the local community, including voluntary and social groups and health and social care professionals, with a focus on Better Care Fund priorities. The event was titled ‘Caring together to improve outcomes for Ivel Valley’s frail older people’ and the aim was to help local people and professionals in the Ivel Valley area explore what they can do to prevent people over 75’s becoming frail and vulnerable, and to ensure they can remain independent at home for as long as possible. Summary of the Caring Together to Improve Outcomes for Ivel Valley’s Frail Older People Event (PDF 253.2KB) .

Leighton Buzzard and Linslade Event

On the 4 November 2014 an event was hosted in the Leighton Linslade area to consider similar priorities with key local partners and members of the public present to consider how they could make a difference and improve outcomes for Older People in the area. The day also included a showcasing element with local providers hosting stands to publicise their services. Planning for the next steps is currently underway.

Other Locality areas are considering similar engagement events or mechanisms to bring together partners in the areas to consider the priorities in the Better Care Fund Plan.

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