A new centre for social services to provide integrated health and social care

Background
Name of your initiative: 
A new centre for social services to provide integrated health and social care
Short name (acronym): 
Social and health care concentration
Website title and address: 
Which organization is submitting this initiative?: 
Prague Centre for Social Services (Centrum sociálních služeb, Praha 2)
Please specify in which regions/provinces: 
ČESKÁ REPUBLIKAČESKÁ REPUBLIKAPrahaHlavní město Praha
City: 
Prague
Where is this organization located?: 
Czech Republic
Please enter the name of the contact person for this initiative: 
Jiří Horecký
Please enter the email of the contact for this initiative: 
prezident@apsscr.cz
Part of larger strategy or programme: 
No
If you answered "other", please specify: 
Please provide us with more details of this programme or strategy: 
The status of the initiative: 
Completed
Please give a summary of your initiative (in English): 
The Centre for Social Services in Prague 2, run by the City of Prague, provides a large scale of services. They combine the registration for social services (home, daily, respire and residential) and also the registration to provide health care services (called home care in the Czech Republic). The Centre is able to cover the needs of older people, from rarely and irregular home assistance and services to daily and respire care or residential care. With this system, the service user does not have to change the provider because of the change of his/her conditions and needs. This concept is rare in the Czech Republic. Usually the services are provided by regions, NGOs and church organisations. The cities usually guarantee only social care, so that the clients has to deal with two or three organisations.
The geographical scope: 
Local
Type of initiative: 
Public
Environment or setting of the initiative: 
Urban
The economic environment or setting of the initiative: 
Moderate
The most important source of funding for your initiative: 
If other, please specify your source of funding: 
What triggered this initiative?: 
Objectives
What are the main objectives of your initiative? Choose a maximum of 3 objectives.: 
Community support and health services: increase in client-oriented and -centered made to measure health and social care and services
Please describe any subgoals of your initiative: 
From an organisational perspective, the initiative describes the lack of cohesion between health and social care for service users with complex problems, so the centres aim to improve co-ordination and continuity of health and social care. The initiative also aims for a better use of resources/cost reduction by enabling older people to stay longer at home.
Target group
Does your initiative target people with a specific impairment or disease?: 
How many people have you reached or do you expect to reach with your initiative?: 
25 - 100
Does your initiative target a specific age group?: 
65 - 7980+
Does your initiative target men or women?: 
Irrelevant
Approach
Please indicate what best describes your initiative: 
ImplementationOther
What type of intervention strategy is used in your initiative?: 
Please indicate the Technology Readiness Level (TRL) of your initiative: 
Validation: level 4-6
Who executes the initiative: 
Health service contractersOtherProvider of ambulatory health careProvider of social service
What is the relevant physical scale of your initiative?: 
City/municipalityRoomIn a different setting, please specify
Please indicate how you think your initiative could be scaled up (made to reach more people): 
Please indicate the type of stakeholders concerned with your initiative.: 
Health service contractersOtherPrimary health care providersNurse
Please describe how you think your initiative could be transferred to other regions or contexts: 
This programme has been transferred to other cities. There are couple of cities that offer the same centres ( for instance Plzeň).
Is your initiative economically sustainable and does it contribute to economic development?: 
It is sustainable in the sense that it has been working that way for a consequent period of time
If you selected "other" neighbourhood, please specify:: 
Impact & outcome
Will you collect or have you collected outcome data for this initiative?: 
No
What do you consider the key success factors of your initiative? If your initiative has not yet started, please indicate what you expect the key success factors to be: 
What do you consider the main barriers to overcome in your initiative? If your initiative has not yet started, please indicate what you expect the main barriers to be.: 
What instruments will you use/have used to collect data?: 
If you selected "other" instrument to collect data, please specify: 
If yes, how will you/have you collected those data?: 
Will you collect or have collected socio-economic impact data for this initiative?: 
Yes
Will or are the collected data in the initiative publicly available?: