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Collaborative Care & Support Planning (previously called Year of Care)

We, at Aireborough Family Practice, are constantly looking to improve care for our patients. We feel it is important for patients to feel more involved with their own health especially for patients with long term conditions. These are health problems inc. diabetes, COPD & heart disease, which, once developed, are usually with us for life. To enable patients to feel empowered in improving their health we are offering a new style of appointment. We call this Collaborative Care & Support Planning (previously known as Year of Care).

Patients who may have one or more long term conditions are offered an appointment called 'Data Gathering' with our clinical team who will obtain their height, weight, blood pressure, blood tests and other basic information. The results of the tests will be made available can be reviewed on-line or posted out to give the patient time to consider if and how they can make improvements before their follow up appointment with a nurse. This appointment is called ‘Care Planning’. The nurse will discuss the results and will assist in goal setting and how to achieve the results you want along with any support if required.

If you feel you would like to benefit from CCSP, please make an appointment with the practice nurse.

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