“Congratulations to IFIC Scoland partners in the Scholl Academic Centre for launching the final report of a comprehensive Needs Assessment for the Isle of Man Plan for Integrated Palliative and end of life care” On Monday 23rd November 2020 Hospice Isle of Man was delighted that Minister for Health and Social Care, David Ashford formally ...
This report wants to raise the alarm about the Covid-19 pandemic and how it affects people with disabilities, including people with intellectual disabilities. The report talks about the results of the Covid-19 Disability Rights Monitor.
Podcast Episode: Scale-up and Spread of Social Prescribing in Northern Ireland Podcast Series: Vigour Presenters: Orla Snook O’Carroll, Martin Hayes Social Prescribing in Northern Ireland. Access the podcast at https://soundcloud.com/user-466443701/the-vigour-podcast-martin-hayes-discusses-the-scale-up-and-spread-of-social-prescribing-in-northern-ireland
Podcast Episode: Workforce Capacity and Capability Podcast Series: Care During and Beyond the Covid-19 Crisis Presenters: Edelweiss Aldasaro, Maggie Langins, Antonija Balenović, Mark Taubert, Mayara Floss, Chris Wright Health and care workers are our greatest asset, working alongside family carers, community partners and local networks of support. However, without reforms, sustaining the workforce is also …
Podcast Episode: Digital Solutions: Adoption, Adaptation and Their Role in post-Covid19 Health and Social Care Podcast Series: Care During and Beyond the Covid-19 Crisis Presenters: Leo Lewis, Áine Carroll, Carolyn Steele Gray, Jay Shaw, Jordi Piera Jiménez, Martin Curley, Amanda Carty, Anne Marie Cunningham As each integrated care building block is reliant on information, digital …
Podcast Episode: Driving and Accelerating a ‘One System’ Response Podcast Series: Care During and Beyond the Covid-19 Crisis Presenters: Jodeme Goldhar, Walter P. Wodchis, Stacey Daub, Rebecca Stoller, Dave Pearson, Bob Borden, Anne Wojtak, Tia Pham, Leo Lewis, Philliz Goh High performing health and social care systems provide exceptional care, quality and experiences for patients, …
Podcast Episode: People as Partners in Care Podcast Series: Care During and Beyond the Covid-19 Crisis Presenters: Anne Hendry, Audrey Birt, Graham Kramer, Roseann Logan, Larissa Verissimo, Donald Macaskill, Anne Mills There is a growing imperative to place people and communities, and what matter to them, at the centre of health and care services. The …
Podcast Episode: Supporting Reilient Communities in Times of Public Health Crisis Podcast Series: Care During and Beyond the Covid-19 Crisis Presenters: Nick Goodwin, Ricardo Fábrega, David Perkins, Jason Cheah, Ghislaine Rouly, Antoine Boivin, Vince Barry Community resilience refers to the sustained ability of a community to respond to, withstand and recover from shocks and stressors. …
Podcast Episode: Building Integrated Care as the Cornerstone of Our New Reality Podcast Series: Care During and Beyond the Covid-19 Crisis Presenters: Fiona Lyne, Anne Hendry, Albert Alonso, Áine Carroll, Jodeme Goldhar, Helmut Hildebrandt, Robert Johnstone, Bert Vrijhoef, Jason Yap This Podcast episode documents IFIC’s special COVID19 webinar series “Care during and beyond the COVID-19 …
Podcast Episode: Experts of Integrated Care Podcast Series: Integrated Care Today Presenters: Orla Snook O’Carroll, Áine Carroll, PJ Harnett, Anne Hendry Hear the experts views on Integrated Care and what it means for them. Prof. Áine Carroll, PJ Harnett and Prof. Anne Hendry talk to IFIC’s Orla Snook O’Carroll at a recent IFIC Ireland Accelerated …
La actual pandemia de COVID-19 ha impactado rápidamente nuestras vidas, particularmente, está creando un desafío sin precedentes para nuestros sistemas de salud y sociales en todo el mundo. En este contexto todos los países están tomando numerosas me
In June 2020, the International Journal of Integrated Care celebrated a further growth in its impact factor rating to 2.753 – it’s highest rating to date. This reflects a growing level of citations for the Journal that have risen from 341 in 2012 to 1,245 in 2019.
Health and care workers are our greatest asset, working alongside family carers, community partners and local networks of support. However, without reforms, sustaining the workforce is also one of our greatest challenges. Core competencies for integ
High performing health and social care systems provide exceptional care, quality and experiences for patients, caregivers and providers. Pivotal to this, is how we work across health and social care as one team. The need for integrated care is a glob
There is a growing imperative to place people and communities, and what matter to them, at the centre of health and care services. The World Health Organisation (WHO) emphasises the need to engage and empower people as partners in creating and mainta
Community resilience refers to the sustained ability of a community to respond to, withstand and recover from shocks and stressors. In Australia, and other countries, natural disasters such as drought, bushfires, floods, earthquakes and infectious di
This webinar will enable health and care decision-makers and managers to hear about the integrated care approaches implemented and considerations made to address people’s continued care and support needs beyond the public health issues and crisis man
Case management in various forms is often used, although poorly understood. This webinar will explain case management as a care coordination strategy for individuals. Quality analysis and macro to micro practice issues are explored through examples.
IFIC Ireland and the Irish Hospice Foundation are delighted to partner on the second webinar in our 2020 series focussed on Palliative and End-of-Life Care in Ireland. Rebecca Lloyd, Public Engagement Officer for the Irish Hospice Foundation will spe
Social prescribing, sometimes referred to as community referral, is a means of enabling GPs, nurses and other primary care professionals to refer people to a range of local, non-clinical services. Recognising that people’s health is determined primar
The third webinar for Special Interest Group Digital health enabling integrated care is scheduled on January 23rd, 2020. Across Canada and globally, there is a growing interest in examining how to involve and engage patients and health providers in a
As many health systems around the world seek to shift from islands of excellence to integrated systems of care, the question often arises of how to effectively scale up and spread such systems. Within our next Integrated Care Virtual Community sessio
If change towards integrated systems is not supported by policy makers, who ensure that legal and regulatory frameworks comply with the new forms of service provision, change will not be long-term. This webinar will explore how to convince key decisi
‘Meeting community needs’ is a phrase often heard in health service planning, but how do you know if you are meeting the needs and expectations of the communities you are working with? And are needs analyses, demographic profiles and epidemiological
In the last of our series we will look at population health management and Dr Oliver Gröne, Vice Chairman of the Board at OptiMedis AG will present the systems and processes required to achieve the greatest improvements in health and care based on hi
Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice” We have theoretical models, but the issue is how to we execute it in practice? In this webinar Dr Pim Valentijn will discuss how we can speed up the process of moving from theoretical models o
One issue we’re facing in health systems is our ability to effectively wrap services around patients to support person-centred integrated care. While this requires services to be appropriately designed, digital health solutions can play a pivotal rol
Digital health solutions are foundational to support and enable integrated care. As health systems around the world adopt innovations to support improvement in the delivery and experience of health and social care, we will explore the potential offer
Integrated care requires joined up information for effective planning, delivery and management. Different countries are experimenting with a range policy approaches to designing integrated information systems with varying levels of success. Informati
In the fourth in the series, Dr Sloan Harper Director of Integration at the Health and Social Care Board Northern Ireland will outline why Integrated Care Partnerships (ICPs) are key to transforming how health and social care is delivered in Northern
While we may say that the patient’s perspective should be the “organising principle of service delivery” do we really mean it? How is our understanding of integration informed by the patient perspective and are the two concepts incidentally related o
In this inaugural webinar of the Digital Health Enabling Integrated Care SIG, we will dive head first into how we define the concept and what needs to be explored and shared to advance the field. In this webinar SIG leads Carolyn Steele Gray and Leo
Primary care plays an important role throughout people’s lives and is a fundamental component of high-performing health systems. As health and social care systems across the world are prioritizing integrated care as a way to improve the delivery of h