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Set in 7 acres of rural countryside, yet only just outside Durham City, LionMouth rural Centre (CIC) is a safe place where those with mental health, social or learning difficulties can take part in meaningful activities in the following areas: gardening and horticulture carpentry and…
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Continuing Health Care is an arrangement equivalent to CCC for people over the age of 18 years but is slightly different. To be eligible for NHS Continuing Health Care a person must be assessed by a multi-disciplinary team of health care professionals who will look…
The aim of Personal Health Budgets (PHB) is to allow individuals to personalise their care in terms of what they receive, how and when it's received, within the limits of a pre-agreed care plan and budget. Currently PHBs are only available for those intitled to…
It is important that everyone over the age of 14 who is on their doctor's learning disability register has an annual health check.  Your carer can check for you if you are on the register.  These checks are free and can help you stay well…
GP surgeries are usually the first contact if you have a health problem.  They can treat many conditions and give health advice.  They can also refer you to other NHS services.  Some GP surgeries offer more services than others.  You can look up GP surgeries…
Integrated care is about giving people the support they need, joined up across local councils, the NHS, and other partners. It removes traditional divisions between hospitals and family doctors, between physical and mental health, and between NHS and council services. In the past, these divisions…
The Integrated Care System is responsible for providing services to meet the needs of the local population and all services have a responsibility to continually improve the services provided. The Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) offers confidential advice, support and information on health-related matters.…
Primary Care Services provide the first point of contact in the healthcare system, acting as the ‘front door’ of the NHS. Primary Care Services include general practice services, community pharmacy, dental, and optometry (eye health) services. These services support individuals and families to manage their…
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