Caring for carers thanks to All Together Better

Caring for carers thanks to All Together Better

A Sunderland carer has praised a specialised, free training course set up to help those looking after someone who has a long term health condition. Alan Crawford, from Ryhope, cares for his wife Chris, who lives with debilitating health problems requiring...
Safe and sound with Self Care in Sunderland

Safe and sound with Self Care in Sunderland

People across Sunderland are being supported to understand the “self care” skills required to enhance their lives and those of loved ones. Through All Together Better Sunderland – an NHS funded programme that brings health and social care together along with other...
Telecare team is alert and equipped to help those in need

Telecare team is alert and equipped to help those in need

Across Sunderland, hundreds of people with long term conditions live alone or are supported by family members or carers. To remain independent in their own home they sometimes need specialised equipment just in case they have unexpected illness, a fall or accident....
Vanguard – 2017

Vanguard – 2017

Today we celebrated the second anniversary of the All Together Better vanguard new care model programme. In January we were also told that the All Together Better vanguard had been awarded a further and final year of funding and from now until December, 2017 we will...
Champion celebration for community advocates

Champion celebration for community advocates

Volunteers who have helped to spread the word about a life-changing Sunderland service have been recognised at an event held this month. Community champions, who have given up their time to help share their knowledge about All Together Better – a Sunderland...
Organisations get together to help people help themselves

Organisations get together to help people help themselves

A Sunderland health and social care programme will help Sunderland look after itself more effectively by bringing together a wide range of organisations to coordinate self-care in the city All Together Better Sunderland, an NHS ‘vanguard’ that is developing new ways...