Social Care

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Families, staff, and the wider public are being given the chance to feedback on plans looking at South Ayrshire Council’s provision of residential care for older people. The South Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership, which brings together a wide range of health and social work services, is

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Care provided to vulnerable people in their own homes in Scotland is at “breaking point” as a result of cuts, according to a new report by Unison. A survey of home care workers by the trade union found that four in five said they believe the service has been affected by budget cuts or privatisat

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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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