Local Government Association

We are the national voice of local government, working with councils to support, promote and improve

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Integration resource library

National resources, briefings and publications, and support including High Impact Change Models and case studies.

Integration resource library

Better Care Fund

In June 2013, The Better Care Fund (BCF) was announced requiring the NHS and local government to create a local single pooled budget to incentivise closer working around people, placing their wellbeing as the focus of health and care services, and shifting resources into social care and community services for the benefit of the people, communities and health and care systems.

Better Care Fund

Sector-led improvement in 2020/21

This end of year report provides an overview and summary of highlights from the 2020/21 support programme.

Publications

Sector-led improvement in 2020/21

Community care and admission avoidance

Our High Impact Change Model on Achieving integrated care through community and neighbourhood working provides a helpful list of things to consider when working with communities and wider partners to improve health and wellbeing and can form the foundation for discussions with partners.

Community care and admission avoidance

Hospital discharge

Working better with hospitals is essential in developing good integrated health and care services, be that to reduce demand for acute services, as well as to ensure people are discharged home in a safe and timely way.

Hospital discharge