Role of an intensive health outreach team in improving care outcomes
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Role of an intensive health outreach team in improving care outcomes

Crispin Hebron Learning disability nurse consultant, 2gether NHS Foundation Trust, Gloucestershire
Jonathan Thomas Community service manager, 2gether NHS Foundation Trust, Gloucestershire
Marc Pratt Intensive health outreach team manager, 2gether NHS Foundation Trust, Gloucestershire

Crispin Hebron and colleagues describe how interventions to enhance service users’ health and wellbeing can be measured against the Health Equalities Framework

This article examines the development and function of an intensive health outreach team for people with learning disabilities in Gloucestershire. It analyses health inequalities and their determinants among people with learning disabilities, and applies the Health Equalities Framework to describe the benefits and outcomes of the outreach team’s services.

Learning Disability Practice. 17, 9, 24-31. doi: 10.7748/ldp.17.9.24.e1562

Correspondence

crispin.hebron@glos.nhs.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review

Conflict of interest

None declared

Received: 09 May 2014

Accepted: 24 September 2014

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