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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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
A Washington man has been given a new lease of life, thanks to a joined-up team of health and social care workers. Life for Ken Murray, 74, has been transformed – from an existence once characterised by loneliness and poor living conditions, to one filled with pride...
Jill Meadows, 55, is reaping the benefits of improving her self care. Having gained of weight following two leg injuries and suffering anxiety after losing loved ones, Jill, of Washington Village, was struggling both physical and mentally. “I lost both parents and...
When the racing heartbeat that had plagued teenager Jack Shields for weeks suddenly turned to stabbing agony, he knew he had just seconds to raise the alarm. Stumbling into his mother’s bedroom in the early hours of the morning, the 21 year-old managed to slap on the...
When the racing heartbeat that had plagued teenager Jack Shields for weeks suddenly turned to stabbing agony, he knew he just had seconds to raise the alarm. Sunderland Echo, 11 January 2018
This week is national Self Care Week and organisations across Sunderland are working together to help people understand the benefits of taking a more active role in their health and wellbeing. Sunderland Echo, Friday 17 November 2017
Jill Meadows, 55, is reaping the benefits of improving her self care. Sunderland Echo, Friday 17 November 2017