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  1. Better Care Fund 3rd sector engagement event 17 March 2014 Matt Ward and Dennis Holmes

  2. Better Care Fund – National Context Better Care Fund • BCF (£3.8 billion pooled budget) announced as part of the Spending Round in June 2013 – final guidance launched 20 December • “The end goal is radical transformation to provide better care” with integrated care “the norm” by 2018 • The £3.8 billion fund is the minimum amount to be pooled; some areas may wish to go further • Joint DH and DCLG programme, signed off locally by Health and Wellbeing Boards

  3. Funding arrangements nationally Better Care Fund

  4. National Conditions of the BCF Better Care Fund

  5. National measures of the BCF Better Care Fund

  6. Local funding make up for 2015/16 Better Care Fund

  7. BCF: Leeds Context Better Care Fund

  8. Leeds Proposals: “Increase the number of people supported to live safely in their own homes”:

  9. BCF Work Flow

  10. Leeds proposals in detail • 2014/15: • Pump-priming year £2.7m for “invest-to-save” schemes • 2015/16: • £40m for joint recurrent schemes, already in existence. These include: Reablement Services, Community Beds, Leeds Equipment Service, Community Matrons, Supporting Carers, 3rd Sector prevention… • £14m for non-recurrent schemes, innovative initiatives These include: enhanced primary care services, Medication prompting (dementia), Eldercare facilitators, Enhancing integrated neighbourhood teams, improving use of IT, expanding community intermediate care beds, reducing ‘Frequent Flyers’, Falls Prevention, Care Bill req’s (part)

  11. Impact of the proposed schemes 15% reduction in emergency hospital admissions = projected saving of £24m over 5 years

  12. Leeds proposals – third sector • 3rdSector Prevention: “Health and social care services across the city are also supported by the voluntary and 3rd sectors. There are a range of organisations commissioned to provide support services including frail elderly, those with a physical disability, hearing and sight loss, mental health including dementia, stroke and advocacy services”

  13. Key issues • Financial sustainability in health and social care • Addressing demand and public engagement • Future 3rdsector commissioning arrangements • Working up and testing out the proposals in 2014/15 • Opportunities for working together to transform services? Better Care Fund