Social care

Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership consultation

A consultation regarding the priorities of Dundee’s new health and social care partnership was launched yesterday.

Published 20 October 2015

Fife launches health and social care transformation consultation

The history of health and social care in Fife has reached two major landmarks.

Published 13 October 2015

Health and Social Care integration reaches milestone in Perth and Kinross

The integration of Health and Social Care services in Perth and Kinross reached a milestone when the final meeting of the Integration Pathfinder Board was held, to be replaced by the new local Integration Joint Board.

Published 29 September 2015

Plans on show for Moray supported accommodation development

A Moray project is set to give adults with high levels of care and support needs the opportunity to live in a home of their own for the first time.

Published 21 July 2015

Edinburgh takes first steps towards health and social care integration

The first official step towards a jointly led health and social care service will take place on Friday when the Edinburgh Integration Joint Board meets for the first time.

Published 16 July 2015

West Dunbartonshire integrated social care strategy hailed

The West Dunbartonshire Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) palliative care initiative has been recognised for its integrated approach to end-of-life care.

Published 10 July 2015

New health and social care partnership established in West Dunbartonshire

A new partnership responsible for health and social care provision across West Dunbartonshire will be established on July 1.

Published 25 June 2015

Government minister opens new Viewpoint care facility

The Scottish Government minister for sport, health improvement and mental health has opened a new care facility for older people in Edinburgh.

Published 16 June 2015

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