The Early Intervention programme has been shortlisted for a Health Service Journal Award in the category of ‘Health and Local Government Partnership’.
The roll out of the programme started in the September 2018 and was completed in March 2020 with the launch of the final component – the Early Intervention Community Team.
It has successfully integrated health and social care professionals into a multi-disciplinary city-wide service that promotes a ‘home first’ ethos.
Its entry title is ‘Making Birmingham a great place to grow old in – Early Intervention Programme’.
Judging took place in February with winners being announced on 17 March 2021.