Older people with social care needs and multiple long-term conditions : guidance (NG22)

Source:
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence - NICE
Publication date:
04 November 2015

Abstract

This guideline covers planning and delivering social care and support for older people who have multiple long-term conditions. It promotes an integrated and person-centred approach to delivering effective health and social care services.

The Care Quality Commission uses NICE guidelines as evidence to inform the inspection process.

Recommendations

The guideline includes recommendations on:

Who is it for?

  • Health and social care practitioners
  • Providers of care and support in health and social care services
  • Older people with social care needs and multiple long-term conditions (including both physical and mental health conditions), and their carers.

Commissioners should ensure any service specifications take into account the recommendations in this guideline.

Guideline development process

How we develop NICE guidelines