Social Care

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Residents are being asked to comment on a bold new vision for way the city delivers health and social care services. The Edinburgh Integration Joint Board has launched an online consultation as it seeks feedback on its new draft Strategic Plan.

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The Angus Integration Joint Board (IJB) has approved the 2019-2022 Strategic Commissioning Plan and the priorities for health and social care in the region. The three-year plan outlines the ambitions for how adult health and social care services will continue to integrate and how Angus Hea

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Work to ensure people get access to the health and social care services they need is progressing well but needs to happen faster, according to a joint report by the Scottish Government and COSLA. The document highlights evidence of good progress in some local areas but says some local partnerships a

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More than half of adult care homes and care at home services in Scotland have staff vacancies which are significantly above the national average, according to a new report. Joint findings from the Care Inspectorate and the social services regulator Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) said &ldquo

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A new medium term financial framework for Scotland’s health and social care has been welcomed by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA). In a statement to parliament, health secretary Jeane Freeman said that the document sets out the twin approach of investment and refor

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Christina McKelvie MSP (left) meets Queens Cross tenant Margaret Dalzell at a Health & Wellbeing workshop, part of the Association’s activities programme Queens Cross Housing Association’s new Older People’s Service (OPS) is helping reduce pressure on more costly health and social care ser

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The Scottish Borders Health & Social Care Partnership’s Community Capacity Building team (CCB) has been shortlisted for the finals of the iESE (Improvement and Efficiency Social Enterprise) Public Sector Transformation Awards 2018. Now in their ninth year, the awards are held to celebrate the

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Moray Council is to scrap its Council Tax discount for those with a second home as the local authority set its budget for 2018/19 to secure more than £6.6 million of savings. Introducing ways to generate more income, the council will remove the 10% Council Tax discount for those with a second home

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A charity for older people is calling for urgent action to protect vulnerable residents amid rising costs and closures across Scotland’s care sector. The call follows the announcement by Renaissance Care that it plans to close its Levenhall Care Home in Musselburgh.

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