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    Experience of the Better Care Fund in Leicestershire The strategic goals cannot be faulted. The challenge that achieving them will pose to our health and social care economy cannot be underestimated. Evidence The evidence suggests that integrating across the health and social care economy can improve quality of life, reduce length of stay in hospital and reduce readmissions to hospital. There is no robust evidence to support the political imperative that Better Care can and must reduce hospital admissions. There is a naïve assumption that rising health care costs due to long term medical conditions are “preventable”. The sad facts of demographic […]
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