The Mid Essex Improved Better Care Fund (iBCF) is now OPEN for expressions of interest from Mid Essex Alliance partners, and local organisations. £600,000 is available, and this will be distributed via the Mid iBCF funding application process detailed below.
Mid Essex iBCF Funding
£600,000 is available to fund projects that meet at least one of the five key Better Care Funds metrics below to support people to remain in their homes and reduce pressures on acute settings. They are looking to fund transformative, innovative, collaborative, and sustainable projects, that target at least one of the following cohorts within Mid Essex, as per the five key metrics of the Better Care Fund:
- Avoidable Admissions
- Reducing Length of Stay in Hospital (% of patients in hospital for longer than 14 and 21 days)
- Effectiveness of reablement (% of people still at home 91 days after discharge into reablement / rehabilitation)
- Admissions into Care (Residential or Nursing)
- Improving the proportion of people discharged into their usual place of residence.
To express interest, click here
The deadline for expressions of interest to be returned is midday on Monday 24th April.
Applications will be assessed by a panel of ICS representatives week commencing Monday 24th April.
It is expected that evaluation outcomes will be communicated to applicant’s week commencing Monday 1st May.