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Co-ordinated Care - A Multi-disciplinary approach


The aim of this programme is to examine the development of a Multidisciplinary Approach to care provision within the health and social care setting.

With the introduction of Integrated Care Systems, the focus of care delivery is shifting. Working across organisational boundaries and with multiple agencies within and external to the NHS, developing a coordinated care approach to service delivery will become central to the planning processes.


Who is it for?

Those who are developing new models of care within ICSs, include health care professionals, managers, workforce planners, and social care providers.


Course Objectives:

  • To understand the political context and policy drivers
  • To explore the concept of a Multidisciplinary Approach to care delivery in terms of:
    • Local requirement of Function and Form
    • Key factors for success
    • Challenges, barriers, and blockers
  • To examine patient experience, feedback, and advocacy in developing services
  • To understand professional accountability and responsibility
  • To consider evaluation mechanisms of service delivery


Course Content:

  • Defining Multidisciplinary Approach and coordinated care
  • Functions of the coordinated care model
  • Identifying pathways of care
  • Mental Capacity Act and the role of advocacy
  • Key factors for the success of the coordinated care model
  • Communication strategies
  • Managing the challenges (for example)
    • Misaligned performance indicators
    • Financial incentives
  • Developing shared goals and objectives
  • Culture, collaboration, and shared decision-making
  • Using patient experience to develop services
  • Defining outcomes and evaluation processes
  • Defining roles and responsibilities
  • Accountability and working at the top of license to practice
  • Professional protectionism vs patient-centred collaboration
  • Clinical Governance and risk stratification
  • Record Keeping



Can be customised to fit the local needs.

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