Health and Social Care Integration

  • 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 Officers Spotlight: Christina West

    26th May 2015 by

    Argyll and Bute is geographically the second largest local authority area in Scotland. We have 23 inhabited islands, scattered, remote rural communities and a number of large towns. Locality owned, locality planned and locality delivered – this is the guiding principle for developing integrated health and social care services in Argyll and Bute. Our plan…

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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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