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My Care Close to Home 


Care Closer to Home services are about offering the people of North East Essex an integrated and seamless network of patient-centred services based closer to where you live and in your communities wherever possible. This model of care is designed to improve clinical outcomes and individual's experience of the care, so that:

  • People with long-term conditions and their family/carers are supported to be independent in their own homes, avoiding hospital admissions.
  • People are enabled and empowered to take control of their health and social care need. 
  • People make a good recovery from episodes of ill health or following injury.

 To ensure that care is properly joined up around the patients' individual needs, your services will increasingly be delivered in a more integrated way across the local health and care system. This includes: