CGI has been chosen by Llesiant Delta Wellbeing – which has just lately been awarded a TEC award – as its long-term strategic companion to enhance well being and social care outcomes in West Wales.
The five-year contract has been awarded to the worldwide IT and enterprise consulting companies agency, with the preliminary focus of the partnership being the digitisation of Delta Wellbeing’s telecare companies upfront of the analogue switch-off in 2025.
These digital companies ship 24/7 monitoring through alarms, sensors and wearable gadgets in order that well being situations could be monitored remotely. This helps folks to retain and enhance their independence inside their very own properties.
CGI and Delta Wellbeing will use co-investment to help the event of modern and cutting-edge digital companies. In partnership with Hywel Dda College Well being Board and Carmarthenshire County Council, they are going to ship on the idea of ‘HomeFirst’ which sees sufferers obtain the care they want as near residence as attainable.
Donna Kelly, senior vice chairman, South and Midlands for CGI, mentioned: “We’re wanting ahead to working with their crew to help the transition from analogue to digital well being and care companies within the residence, develop new expertise and jobs for the area and set up Wales because the nationwide pathfinder in really built-in well being and care at residence companies.”
The workforce might be empowered by using knowledge, creating visibility and transparency, and ultimately offering a single view of the affected person. This can allow entire system pondering to grow to be a actuality, with everybody from care groups and NHS employees to the household in a position to see what is occurring at any time.
Samantha Watkins, managing director, Delta Wellbeing, mentioned: “Delta Wellbeing’s imaginative and prescient of supporting folks to stay independently and to allow people to assist themselves, is on the centre of our partnership with CGI.
“We share values, ethics and each of our groups are really dedicated to supporting higher outcomes for our service customers who’re the folks in our communities who want our assist most.”
As well being and care organisations throughout the UK proceed to face challenges, CGI and Delta Wellbeing intend to develop their collaboration to incorporate a complete system method to the continuum of care.
Delta Wellbeing is on the coronary heart of well being and care collaboration between native authorities, well being boards and group companions and is a centre of excellence for Know-how Enabled Care (TEC).
It has just lately gained an trade award for its innovation in telehealth. On the ITEC Awards 2023, Delta Wellbeing and Hywel Dda College Well being Board obtained the Partnerships in TEC Award.
The telehealth undertaking partnership was launched to help sufferers within the area to observe cardiac lung operate and power obstructive pulmonary illness at residence, utilizing well being tech instruments. It was then expanded to incorporate orthopaedic sufferers ready for surgical procedure.
The associated fee-effective, secure and efficient pre-habilitation service was in a position to optimise sufferers’ well being and wellbeing whereas they waited for surgical procedure. Because of this there have been fewer cancelled operations, sufferers spent much less time in hospital following surgical procedure and their general well being and wellbeing was improved.
Rhian Matthews, Hywel Dda College Well being Board’s built-in system director, mentioned: “Know-how Enabled Care together with telehealth gives nice advantages to sufferers and well being care professionals and we stay up for persevering with to work in partnership with Llesiant Delta Wellbeing to enhance outcomes for our inhabitants.”
In 2021, Carmarthenshire County Council’s Delta Wellbeing crew launched the CONNECT undertaking, designed to identify well being and wellbeing points on the earliest alternative to deploy applicable care when wanted.