Health and Social Care Integration

  • Knowing me and knowing you..

    17th January 2014 by

    It’s 2014 and our New Year’s resolution is to utilise social media on a more regular basis.   We are going to use our blog to share good practice, ideas, policy initiatives and upcoming events and we would love to hear all of your plans too. One of our aims this year is to do...

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  • Not a bad view

    17th January 2014 by

    The other morning the most beautiful sky could be seen from the window of our office in St Andrew’s house. It looked so lovely that we had to share.

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  • A busy year ahead for the Care for Older People Team

    10th January 2014 by

    The Care for Older People team has a busy year ahead. Some of the projects we are working on include: Reshaping Care for Older People – following the publication of our Getting On report http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2013/09/6983/0 and its Plain English summary http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2013/08/4508/0 we’re now working towards finalising an outcomes framework developed in collaboration with Health Scotland – the framework...

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  • Reshaping Care for Older People: Getting On

    19th September 2013 by

    Reshaping Care for Older People: A Programme for Change 2011-2021  sets out our vision – that ‘Older people are valued as an asset, their voices are heard and they are supported to enjoy full and positive lives in their own home or in a homely setting’. In autumn 2013 we produced an update paper, “Getting...

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  • Redesigning Care Information Scotland

    21st August 2013 by

    Care Information Scotland provides a website and telephone service to help older people access appropriate and accurate care information. It is run by NHS 24 on behalf of the Scottish Government. SNOOK, an innovative service design company were appointed by NHS 24 to review the service earlier this year for their approach which includes innovation, blue...

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  • Health and Social Care – Get Involved in Shaping Services

    14th August 2013 by

    A range of local events are being planned by the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities and the Scottish Government (and other stakeholders) over the coming months to get people involved in shaping policy relating to adult services and older people.  Organisations of all sizes in the health and care sector, people who use services including...

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