Enhanced Clinical Care Framework

5th November 2021

On 17 June 2020, the Minister announced plans for the Chief Nursing Officer for Northern Ireland, Professor Charlotte McArdle, to coproduce a new framework for enhancing clinical care for residents in care homes, working in partnership with the Independent Sector. The aim of the Enhancing Clinical Care Framework (ECCF) project is to ensure that people who live in care homes are supported to lead the best life possible and that their right to access equitable healthcare provision. The outcome is the coproduction of a framework to enable continuing safe, high quality and person centred clinical care within care homes.

The Patient Client Council hosted a virtual engagement session on 24th November 2021, framing the outcomes and proposed schedule of activity as well as providing an opportunity for feedback on the framework.

If you have any questions or queries, please contact Keli Farrell, on keli.farrell@pcc-ni.net or 07436 042667