Social Care

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The North Lanarkshire Joint Integration Board (JIB) has met for the first time to discuss the future of health and social care in the area. From the 1st of April 2016, following a shadow year, the JIB took responsibility for planning, commissioning and overseeing the delivery of a wide range of heal

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A strategic plan which proposes to bring together health and social care services for the local area is to be discussed at the next meeting of Perth & Kinross Council's housing and health committee next week. Developed by the local Integrated Joint Board (IJB), the Strategic Commissioning Plan 2

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As the integration of health and social care comes into effect in Scotland, a new blog from Wheatley Group and Stirling University details their project to fund a PhD studentship titled 'Getting housing and health talking'. April 1st marked a significant milestone in the integration of health and so

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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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