Transforming Integrated Care in the Community (TICC)
Value of EU Grant - €4.8 million
Name of funding programme - EU Interreg 2 Seas Programme 2014-2020
Transforming Integrated Care in the Community (TICC) has secured more than €4.8 million of European funding in this €8 million cross-border partnership involving 14 organisations from the UK, France, the Netherlands and Belgium.
The project was approved and funded by the EU Interreg 2 Seas Programme 2014-2020 (co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund) which has supported the project over 4 years.
- Buurtzorg Concepts (Netherlands)
- Kent County Council (United Kingdom)
- Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust (United Kingdom)
- Medway Community Healthcare (United Kingdom)
- Soignons Humain (France)
- Public World (United Kingdom)
- Zorgbedrijf Antwerpen (Belgium)
- Emmaus Elderly Care (Belgium)
- Eurasante (France)
- VIVAT homecare (France)
- Lille Catholic Hospital (France)
- HZ University (Netherlands)
- La Vie Active (France).
There are also many observer partners:
- Université d’Artois
- East of England Local Government Association
- Provincie Antwerpen
- Wit-Gele Kruis van Antwerpen
- Landelijke Thuiszorg Zuiderkempe
- Christelijke Mutualiteit
- OCMW Heist-op-den-Berg
- Vlaams minister van Wetzijn, Volksgezondheid en Gezin
- Sociaal Huis Mechelen
- NHS (England)
- Canterbury Christ Church University
- Centre communal d’action sociale de Lomme
- Conseil départemental du Nord.
The Transforming Integrated Care in the Community fund aims to:
- create changes in health and social care, providing services better suited to our ageing population and decrease of public funding
- present a method to overcome blocking points in transferring socially innovative service models from one area to another
- introduce the implementation of the Burrtzorg integrated care at home model, which consists of self-managing teams of 12 staff working at neighbourhood level handling every aspect of care and business
- enable countries in the 2Seas area, to implement successful health and social care innovations quickly in a cost effective, sustainable way.
- blueprint for successful transfer of social innovative service models in health and social care from one country to another benefitting all public/ private services
- 3 new countries adopting integrated neighbourhood based self-managing teams providing holistic person-centred care.
- changes to existing patient-data gathering systems to create better communication between nurses, care-workers and citizens
- publications to stimulate entrepreneurs leaders to create new organisations or transform existing organisations, ensuring this is not solely an institutional response.