CCG’s new hubs distributing mobility equipment to ‘keep people away from hospital’

CCG’s new hubs distributing mobility equipment to ‘keep people away from hospital’

Wakefield CCG’s new £6m hubs that are designed to connect health and social care to prevent avoidable hospital admissions have so far been successful, the commissioning group has claimed.

An important element of the Connecting Care Hubs is providing mobility equipment to would-be hospital patients immediately, which may prevent them needing to go into hospital.

The hubs have multiple agencies working together, all under one roof, to support patients with health and social care needs who could otherwise receive fragmented care, with multiple referrals and handovers.

 

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