Coverage articles February – August 2016

An added layer of support

Our Care Home Nurses received a lot of attention as a great way to give care home staff extra, expert support to care for residents.

Care and Nursing Magazine, August 12, 2016

Community nurses making a difference

Care Industry News was delighted to find out about our Care Home Nurses and the extra support they’re going to be adding to Sunderland’s care homes.

Care Industry News, July 26, 2016

Caring for those who care

We’re making sure those who provide care and support are cared for and supported while they’re playing such a vital role in people’s lives.

Sunderland Echo, July 17, 2016

An extra bit of support for care homes

Thanks to All Together Better, community nurses are now out in the city visiting residents in care homes to check up on their health and wellbeing.

Sunderland Echo, July 13, 2016

Recovery @ Home gets student support!

Six student nurses have joined our Recovery at Home team to learn more about our innovative new care model, and help to deliver care and support to residents across Sunderland.

Sunderland Echo, June 29, 2016

Explaining ATB the easy way

Jack’s Journey (which you can find by clicking here) is based on real incidences which help us to explain in the easiest way how our new way of working actually operates.

Sunderland Echo, June 25, 2016

Funding for a better future

The All Together Better vanguard scheme was awarded £4.8m to continue delivering our pioneering new care scheme in Sunderland to help better the lives of the city’s frailest people.

Sunderland Echo, June 01, 2016

Managing at home thanks to ATB

Thanks to help from the All Together Better teams, Linda is no longer visiting A&E twice a day, and her husband has special training to help manage her pain at home.

Sunderland Echo, May 23, 2016

Thanks and praise from Ron

After falling ill with a bad chest infection, Ron put pen to paper to send his thanks to the All Together Better team who helped to get him well again.

Sunderland Echo, May 18, 2016

The importance of sharing information

Explaining the processes of sharing information in the safest way, so care is delivered efficiently and effectively.

Sunderland Echo, May 04, 2016

Community Integrated Team's making a difference

The Community Integrated Teams (CITs) set up through All Together Better are helping to provide the best care through professionals from all aspects of care coming together to review individual care cases.

Sunderland Echo, April 20, 2016

There for those who need it most

All Together Better is helping people to avoid unnecessary hospital stays and remain in their own residence to enjoy their home comforts.

Sunderland Echo, April 13, 2016

One year for the Vanguard scheme!

The national Vanguards scheme has celebrated one year of success with various initiatives across the country delivering better health and social care services.

Sunderland Echo, April 06, 2016

Sharing success with Ted's story

The Recovery at Home service helped Ted back onto his feet after a series of falls which, coupled with existing conditions, meant he was unable to get around at home.

Sunderland Echo, March 23, 2016

Introducing the community-based pharmacy team

We’ve introduced a community-based pharmacy team with City Hospitals Sunderland. The team is now working with other health and social care professionals to help people who may need support with their medication.

Sunderland Echo, March 09, 2016

Celebrating our new service

We celebrated the months of hard work that went into testing views to help shape our new service – the event was held at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light and was very well attended. Thank you to all that came along.

Sunderland Echo, March 04, 2016

Living Well Links team in the spotlight

The lovely ladies that make up the Living Well Links team at Age UK Sunderland were featured in the Wearside Matters section of the Sunderland Echo, with the piece explaining the great work they do as part of All Together Better.

Sunderland Echo, February 24, 2016

Showcasing our new integrated care service

In the Wearside Matters section of the Sunderland Echo we got a great spread explaining All Together Better and our new integrated way of working.

Sunderland Echo, February 10, 2016