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Rhona McLeod A new report commissioned by Trust Housing Association has concluded that the social landlord's Housing with Care model of integrated housing and care services for older people could offer an affordable solution to the growing issue of long-term delayed discharges in Scottish hospitals.

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Alastair Keatinge Funding pressures in social care are taking charities into territory littered with pitfalls and challenges alike. Not only are they are under pressure from council funding cuts, they face rising wage costs and growing demand for services.

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MSPs on the Scottish Parliament's health and sport committee are to investigate whether or not integration authorities are doing enough to involve patients, carers, the third sector and other stakeholders in the design and future of health and social care. All integration authorities have a duty to

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A state-of-the-art housing development which is expected to have a major positive impact on the lives of older people has been officially opened in North Ayrshire. The £4.8 million development at Montgomery Court, Kilbirnie, has been designed to specifically meet the needs of the older population i

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The Scottish Government is to invest an extra £107 million to ensure more people are able to be cared for safely in their own homes and avoid preventable admissions to hospital. The money will be invested into health and social care partnerships which bring together NHS and local council care servi

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A national delivery plan to up the pace of improvement and change within Scotland’s health and care system has been published. The Health and Social Care Delivery Plan sets out a series of key actions for government and local health and care services to deliver better patient care and better popul

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Maureen Richardson Housing and care provider Bield is taking full advantage of advances in technology to create services that enable service-users to lead fuller, more flexible lives, while at the same time reducing the workload of care providers.

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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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