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Update on National Intermediate Care Audit 2013

Where is intermediate care heading? The 2013 National Intermediate Care Audit continues and its findings will be presented at a national conference on 13 November 2013 in Birmingham.

 

Online data collection for the NAIC 2013  is now closed
The organisational level online audit tool is now closed.  You can still view the data you have entered but you can’t edit your submission.  If you have any issues with your submission, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Service user and PREM audit continues until 30th August 2013
Bed based IC services have been sent 50 service user questionnaires to be completed for consecutive service users.  The questionnaire includes a Patient Reported Experience Measure (PREM) to be handed to the service user for completion and returned in a freepost envelope.  Home based intermediate care and re-ablement services have also been asked to distribute a Patient Reported Experience Measure to service users for completion and return in a freepost envelope.  Participating services are now completing this element of the audit.
 
The deadline for returning the forms is 30th August 2013. Instructions for the return of the completed service user forms were included in the original pack received by Project Leads. If any services have lost the instructions or are unsure what to do, contact, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Data validation
In July and August, the NAIC Support Team may be contacting participants with questions about the data which has been submitted. The NAIC Support Team would be grateful if you could respond to any queries as soon as possible.  This will help to ensure the quality of the data included in the outputs.
 
NAIC 2013 National Conference – Wednesday 13th November 2013
The NAIC Support Team is now taking bookings for the National Conference which is to be held at The ICC in Birmingham on Wednesday 13th November 2013. The National Conference event is free of charge.  Places are booking quickly and if you would like to book a place, please contact the NAIC Support Team on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . If you have any questions about the conference please do not hesitate to email or call Jessica on 0161 266 1909.
 
At the Conference you can network with colleagues and find out:
 
Where is intermediate care heading?  National policy leads will discuss the direction of intermediate care services and health and social care integration.

What does good look like in intermediate care? The findings from this year’s audit will be presented and discussed including important new work on service user outcomes, patient reported experience and reablement services.

What are high performing services doing to achieve results? High performing and innovative intermediate care commissioners and providers will talk about their services in a choice of workshops.

You will be given a copy of the NAIC 2013 report at the Conference; an invaluable resource for those commissioning, providing, reviewing and redesigning intermediate care services.
 
Places at the Conference will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

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