Joined up working changing lives – A nurse’s views

Joined up working changing lives – A nurse’s views

Sue Hughes, a district nurse who works as part of All Together Better’s joined up team, tells all about how the service is changing lives. Sue Hughes works as part of the North of Sunderland area Community Integrated Team (CIT).  She tells us about her...
Living well links help reconnect Dolly

Living well links help reconnect Dolly

A Sunderland woman is reclaiming her confidence, after a specialised community-based team helped connect her with the care she needed. Dolly Davison*, 79, from Hetton, saw her world change when her husband died suddenly. He had always managed the couple’s finances and...
Moving Rita – seeing the service from the outside

Moving Rita – seeing the service from the outside

For anyone, seeing a loved one unwell can be difficult. Caring for that loved one when their condition is chronic is another challenge all together. In Sunderland, an innovative way of delivering care across the city has been adopted – All Together Better.  And...

Jack’s Journey – a helpful animated guide

Jack’s Journey explains everything you need to know about how the All Together Better scheme works. From Living Well Link workers from Age UK, to Jack’s GP – see how they’re all involved in helping Jack get back on his...
Centre gives carer a new lease of life

Centre gives carer a new lease of life

A pioneering service is being championed by a carer who has rebuilt his life with the help of its support. A 42-year old Grindon man who has spent years feeling isolated and alone while caring for his frail dad, praised a service that has helped him reclaim his social...