Written 5 posts

Call for Ideas: British Irish Council – Autumn Summit in Edinburgh

24th January 2014

Call for Ideas: British Irish Council – Autumn Summit in Edinburgh We mentioned previously on our blog our team’s involvement in the work of the British Irish Council (BIC). Our team meets with colleagues from the Irish and British governments as part of the social inclusion strand of the BIC which was established following…

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A busy year ahead for the Care for Older People Team

10th January 2014

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 and its Plain English summary 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

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

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

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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