Ageing Well

Every three months, our Governing Body review the progress made across health and care services for people aged around 65 and above in Doncaster. Services supporting older people in Doncaster sit within the ‘Ageing Well’ life stage.

A patient story is developed to highlight how changes are having an impact on patients and members of the public in Doncaster. In date order, the patient experience and engagement stories can be found below.

August 2019

Frailty and Rapid Response service presentation

Rapid Response video – helping Ann to stay well at home

Other links:

November 2019

  • Care Home strategy update
  • Patient experience at The Dale care home, Doncaster

March 2020

Governing Body were presented with an Ageing Well update and shown a video of Elisabeth, a resident in Thorne. The frailty project is testing new ways of working and through a multi-disciplinary team, Elisabeth’s health and care needs are now being addressed by a multi-agency team. Watch the short video below:

Other links:

Engagement in our Commissioning – Intermediate Care – EEC February 2020.

September 2020

Care Homes and start of new MDT meetings presentation

Hear a short video of Jo Booker, Care Home Manager, Violet, a resident and Wendy, a family member speak about their experiences of Coronavirus whilst working, living and caring for someone in a care home in Doncaster

Other links:

Engagement in our Commissioning – Care Homes and new MDT meetings – EEC August 2020

Video – impact and effectiveness so far of new MDT meetings – August 2020

December 2020

Ageing Well – Developing Age Friendly Doncaster presentation

Take a look at this short video which was shared with NHS Doncaster CCG Governing Body in December 2020; it captures some of the amazing work undertaken by Sue, Lynne and Michael to help older people in Doncaster, as well as doing something they enjoy themselves in retirement.

Other links:

Engagement in our Commissioning – Developing an Age Friendly borough.