Better care for care home residents ‘Vanguard’

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Better care for care home residents ‘Vanguard’

East and North Herts Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is working with Hertfordshire County Council and the Hertfordshire Care Providers Association on an NHS England Care Homes (vanguard) project to provide planned, proactive and preventative support to elderly care home residents with complex care needs.

We were chosen from 269 other contenders for the project – one of just six in the country – because our approach was considered to be one of the most innovative.

You can find out more about the project at

Last modified: 

03 Mar 2019