Jason a former journalist and author is in his 70s and lives in Essex. Up until 15 months ago – despite past health issues Jason was able to manage his health well, enjoying keeping active. After an unexpected spell of ill-health, Jason suddenly became unwell. Thanks to the support of the Mid and South Essex Urgent Community Response Team (UCRT) Jason was able to receive personalised care, tailored to meet Jason’s needs and help him take control and regain his independence – which really mattered to Jason. The Urgent Community Response Team is a collective of nurses, paramedics, physio’s, occupational therapist and healthcare support workers who assess patients in urgent health or social care crisis at home within a two hour window. They can provide care designed specifically for the individual.