Eden Primary Care Home – an integrated care hub with primary care, community and adult social care services on one site
This session will explore how Eden Primary Care Home in Cumbria, one of NAPC’s initial primary care home rapid test sites, has broken down traditional professional boundaries and worked with patients and local communities to overcome challenges specific to the area. Eden covers the most sparsely populated area of the country, with the highest level of fuel poverty in England. Local hospitals are about one hour’s drive away for most patients. Covering a population of around 52,000 patients, Eden established an integrated care hub where community health teams, adult social care, Eden District Council and most local voluntary organisations are co-located within a local community hospital site. All these services are working effectively together for the first time to achieve the best possible outcomes for patients and local people.