Social care



Dundee appoints new chief officer for integrated health and social care partnership

A Dundee community health boss has been appointed to the new chief officer role with the city’s integrated health and social care partnership.

Published 1 June 2015

Unions express grave concerns for services in Stirling and Clackmannanshire

Council staff have grave concerns about the future of public services in Stirling and Clackmannanshire, according to UNISON.

Published 27 May 2015

New Gowrie Care residential autism service opens in Angus

Councillor Glennis Middleton, convenor of the social work and health committee in Angus, opened a new modern and high-tech residential autism care facility in Brechin last week.

Published 6 May 2015

Charity care course brings better carers and careers to Tayside

Four young people from Dundee and Angus celebrated securing jobs with one of the country’s top care providers at a celebratory lunch marking their achievement.

Published 7 April 2015

Health and social care integration plans in place

All 32 local NHS and council partnerships have finalised their plans to integrate health and social care services.

Published 2 April 2015

Lack of social care the biggest cause of delayed discharge, warn nurses

Two thirds of Scotland’s nurses (66 per cent) believe a lack of social care is the biggest cause of delays in discharging patients from hospitals, a new review has found.

Published 26 March 2015

Bield to offer unique dementia service

Care and housing provider Bield is launching an innovative service aimed at offering advice and support to people with dementia.

Published 24 March 2015

£200m funding to support health and social care integration

The Scottish Government has announced a two-year additional funding package of £200 million to support the implementation of health and social care integration.

Published 23 March 2015