Mike Adamson is chief executive of the British Red Cross
A recent research report highlights that repeat hospital admissions are a sign that something is wrong in the home environment and simple measures like home checks can end the cycle of discharge and readmission, says Mike Adamson
Lip service has been paid to the need for prevention and integration in the NHS and social care system. Now more must be done to implement change on the ground, writes Mike Adamson, chief executive of the British Red Cross
Almost two years to the day since the Care Act came into force, its vision of a truly preventative care system still seems a long way off. So why is it so hard to realise this shared vision?
The prime minister’s review of health and social care integration offers the chance to start backing up potentially life-changing schemes with culture change and resources