Professor Jenny Billings
Professor of Applied Health Research Phone: 01227 823876
Excellence in Health Research
Integrated care (IC) is defined as those initiatives that proactively seek to structure and coordinate care in home environments and improve health outcomes while constraining health care expenditures. ‘Older people’ are defined as European citizens aged 65+ with multiple health and social care needs. The focus on this group reflects the general increase in complexity of care with age.
SUSTAIN’s overall aims are to improve established IC initiatives for older people living at home with multiple health and social care needs and to ensure that these improvements can be adapted and applied to other health systems and regions in Europe.
Core elements are:
The project will
Start date: 01/04/2015 End date: 30/03/2019
Funder: EC Horizon 2020
Funding: €584,119back to top