Submission to the Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Healthcare

As part of the Integrated Care Programmes work a submission was put forward to influence government policy in regards to the future of healthcare. This brief overview highlights how older persons with complex care needs are among a cohort of patients considered ‘high cost, high need’ consumers with 5% of this population consuming up to 50% of health and social care resource (*Blumenthal, 2016). With this in mind a re-imagining of the current policies are needed.

Future of Healthcare