Health and Social Care

  • Self management support for carers of people with Neurological Conditions

    10th May 2022 by

    Phil Sizer, Lead Trainer at The Pain Association, reflects on educating carers of people with neurological conditions in order to highlight the importance of their own wellbeing.

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  • Wellbeing Hub for people living with MS

    24th January 2022 by

    MS Society Scotland Chief Executive, Morna Simpkins, writes about the organisation’s pan-Scotland person centred virtual ‘Wellbeing Hub’. 

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  • Health & Social Care – The Occupational Therapy Contribution

    28th November 2017 by

    On the 1st November I joined around 90 Occupational Therapists and Managers in Dunblane to hear about the contribution they are making to the National Health and Wellbeing outcomes in relation to Health and Social Care Integration. Participants shared their experiences and progress within their own Partnerships and heard about approaches and models being used…

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  • Caring for our Carers

    22nd July 2015 by

    “At its heart, health and social care integration is about ensuring that those who use services get the right care and support whatever their needs, at any point in their care journey.” Carers Scotland believes that carers and people who use services must be at the heart of all decisions – both strategic and on an…

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  • Readiness Towards Implementation

    27th May 2015 by

    – Integration started to go live around Scotland from 1 April 2015, with the new Health and Social Care Partnerships taking on responsibility for planning and delivering joined-up and seamless health and social care provision for adults, and also, in some areas, children’s services. Integration Schemes from each Health Board and Local Authority were submitted…

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  • AHPs offer dynamic contribution to our Health and Wellbeing

    17th March 2015 by

    – Allied health professionals (AHP’s) apply their expertise to diagnose, treat and rehabilitate people of all ages across health, education and social care. Here in Scotland, the AHP group includes arts therapists, dieticians, occupational therapists, orthoptists, paramedics, podiatrists, prosthetists and orthotists, physiotherapists, radiographers (diagnostic and therapeutic) and speech and language therapists. AHPs are capable of…

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