Care Trust

Care Trusts were introduced in 2002 to provide better-integrated health and social care.

Description

A Care Trust  is an ORGANISATION  in England and Wales.

Care Trusts were introduced in 2002 to provide better-integrated health and social care.

Care Trusts  are set up when the NHS and Local Authorities  formally agree to work closely together, usually where it is felt that a closer relationship between health and social care is needed or would benefit local care services.

Care Trusts  may carry out a range of SERVICES, including social care, mental health services or community services.

For further information on Care Trusts, see the legislation.gov.uk website.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural Care Trusts
Short name CT

Where Used

Type Link How used
NHS Business Definition Care Trust references in description Care Trust
NHS Business Definition Health Care Provider references in description Care Trust
NHS Business Definition Mental Health Service references in description Care Trust
Data Set Mental Health Services Data Set references in description Care Trust
Data Element ORGANISATION CODE (RESIDENCE RESPONSIBILITY) references in description Care Trust
Data Element ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER (RESIDENCE RESPONSIBILITY) references in description Care Trust
Supporting Information Organisation Coding Frames references in description Care Trust
Supporting Information Organisation Site Coding Frames references in description Care Trust