Organisational Development for the Voluntary and Community Sector

This project aims to create and implement a structured programme of organisational and workforce development for 15-20 Voluntary Sector Organisations that can contribute to the delivery of our programme priorities. [...] Read more

Age UK helping improve care

We are pleased to announce that we have received funding to work with Age UK to work out how the voluntary and community sector (VCS) and volunteers can help us [...] Read more

Cellulitis

Cellulitis is an infection of the deeper layers of the skin and the underlying tissue that can affect people of all ages. In 2012, there were 140 admissions of older [...] Read more

Locality Geriatricians

This project aims to develop new methods of introducing community-based geriatricians (doctors who are specially trained to support older people), to enhance the quality of delivery of our three main [...] Read more

Community team tackling malnutrition

The community dietetic team are trying to tackle the problem of malnutrition in older people across Southwark and Lambeth, by testing two models of care. [...] Read more

Improving transfer of care

Bose Adegbola, Interface Practitioner, is leading a test on the transfer of care between hospitals and care homes, to discover how it can be improved. Read more… [...] Read more

GP talking on the phone

‘Excellent’ patient care with TALK

Dr Viral Patel explains how TALK, 24/7 phone service, helps GPs in the care of older people in Lambeth and Southwark and reduce the burden on urgent care services, through [...] Read more

Joyce's story

Joyce is a 90-year-old lady who had two strokes, had fallen resulting in a fractured neck of femur in 2013, and is now in a nursing home. Joyce settled well [...] Read more

Norman's story

Norman is 82 years old and lives alone in a warden controlled flat. He used to attend A&E regularly, but never required an admission to hospital. He was referred to [...] Read more