Fragmentation across local health and care systems

The Care Quality Commission has published Local system reviews: Interim report. This review examined health and social care systems in twenty local areas to find out how services are working together to care for people aged 65 and older. The report highlights that in too many instances older people find the experience of moving between health and social care services confusing. Too often, care is fragmented, choice is limited and people are uncertain about who is coordinating their care needs.

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