Health and Social Care Integration

  • The King’s Fund Learning from Chief Officers in Scotland

    22nd June 2018 by

    A year after the establishment of integration authorities the Scottish Government and the integration authorities’ Chief Officers invited The King’s Fund to work with them on embedding and developing their roles. We are pleased to say that the King’s Fund has now published it’s report Leading across Health and Social Care in Scotland – Learning from Chief Officers…

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  • New housing development supporting people with complex needs in Midlothian

    31st August 2017 by

    Last Friday myself and a colleague from Autism policy visited Teviot Court, a new purpose built specialist services for people with Autism, learning disabilities and complex support needs in Penicuik, Midlothian. The service has been built by Midlothian Council on the site of an old community centre. It will provide specialist 24 hour support, based on individual assessed needs, and…

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  • Chief Officer’s Spotlight: Keith Redpath, West Dunbartonshire

    24th September 2015 by

    Integration isn’t new to West Dunbartonshire – our successful Community Health & Care Partnership was established in 2010, and that has enabled us to now seamlessly progress into being a Health & Social Care Partnership that embraces adult and older people’s services, children’s service and criminal justice services. In taking all of this forward, I…

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  • Chief Officers Spotlight: Julie White

    26th June 2015 by

    These are exciting times in Dumfries and Galloway! Not only are we in the process of integrating our Health and Social Care services but we are also building a new, state of the art District General Hospital and embarking upon a huge clinical change programme to enable us to deliver a sustainable model of health…

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  • Helping People to Live Well at Home

    23rd March 2015 by

    – NHS Forth Valley are working in partnership with Falkirk Council to test new ways to support people to live well at home in Bo’ness . Phase 1 of the project initially looked at patients over the age of 85 with dementia and or multiple health related problems. It was noted that while most people…

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  • Spotlight on: Susan Wilson, Interim Chief Officer for Angus Health and Social Care Partnership

    18th February 2015 by

      I am retiring soon and, due to personal circumstances, will experience the world of Integration as a carer.  It is therefore perhaps timely to reflect on my experience and hopes. I’m an Occupational Therapist by trade.  The opportunity to get to know people, help them adapt their assets and abilities, and minimise the difficulties…

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  • There’s no ward like home

    12th June 2014 by

    Health and Social Care Integration was a key feature at this year’s NHSScotland Event which was held on 3 and 4 June at the SECC, Glasgow. Richard Lyall, from the Reshaping Care for Older People team, who helped man the stand, shares reflection on his experience at the event: The event provided us with a…

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  • Re-designing Care Information Scotland… We need you!

    27th February 2014 by

    Our project to re-design the Care Information Scotland is officially underway. We are expanding the site to provide care information for all carers, cared for and carer support across Scotland. This is a mammoth task and we need YOU to help us shape this service to ensure it is a useful resource. What content would you like…

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