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Jimmy Black Sheltered housing generally involves a warden call system. If tenants press their buttons when the wardens have gone home, the alarm may go through to the council’s community alarm system. Two systems? Why does there need to be two systems which effectively do the same thing?

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Health and social care professionals across Scotland should be trained to spot the signs of fuel poverty and refer households for help, according to Shelter Scotland. The national housing and homelessness charity, which this week will launch the national Healthy Homes project, the reach and influenc

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A lack of national leadership and clear planning is preventing the wider change urgently needed if Scotland’s health and social care services are to adapt to increasing pressures, according to a report. The increasing numbers of frail, older people with complex health needs is among the challenges

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The launch of Fife’s new Health and Social Care Partnership was officially marked at a conference yesterday. Created by Fife Council and NHS Fife, the partnership is part of the Scottish Government’s ambitious programme of reform to ensure that health and social care provision across Scotland is

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There's still time to take part in consultation on how health and social care services in Perth and Kinross will be delivered locally in the future. An online survey is available until 25 January 2016 to give local residents the opportunity to share their views on how services should be delivered wh

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Significant risks must be addressed if a major reform of health and social care is to fundamentally change how services are delivered, and improve outcomes for the people who use them, Audit Scotland has warned. Integrating health and social care services is a key Scottish Government policy, focusse

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West Dunbartonshire residents are receiving some of the best health and social care in Scotland, with the team picking up four national awards in as many months. The awards recognise outstanding achievement in providing high quality health and social care for older people in our community ‒ includ

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The work to integrate health and social care services in Angus has taken another step forward with the Scottish Government’s approval of the Angus Integration Scheme. The integration of adult health and social care is part of the Scottish Government's programme of reform to improve outcomes for ad

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A consultation regarding the priorities of Dundee’s new health and social care partnership was launched yesterday. The views of people who take part in the month-long consultation will be used to help plan and deliver services for the next five years.

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