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Older people with social care needs and multiple long-term conditions

Published in 2015, this guideline covers planning and delivering social care and support for older people who have multiple long-term conditions.

It promotes an integrated and person-centred approach to delivering effective health and social care services.

The Care Quality Commission uses NICE guidelines as evidence to inform the inspection process.

Recommendations

The guideline includes recommendations on:

Who is it for?

  • Health and social care practitioners
  • Providers of care and support in health and social care services
  • Older people with social care needs and multiple long-term conditions (including both physical and mental health conditions), and their carers.

Commissioners should ensure any service specifications take into account the recommendations in this guideline.

Link to publication: Older people with social care needs and multiple long-term conditions

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