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Scottish community care statistics 2001

Statistics on service provision in Scotland to older people, people with learning disabilities, people with mental health problems, disabled people, carers and other users. Provides figures on domiciliary care, day care, residential care, private nursing homes, hospitals and special needs housing for each user group.

Original document (pdf) on the Scottish Government website.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:21

Co-ordinated, integrated and fit for purpose: a delivery framework for adult rehabilitation in Scotland

The Delivery Framework for Adult Rehabilitation in Scotland reflects the importance of rehabilitation in health and social care and recognises people’s potential to overcome barriers to independent living. The framework focuses on three key groups: older people, adults with long-term conditions and people returning from work absence and/or wishing to stay in employment, and aims to maximise individuals’ participation in their communities and improve quality of life for them, their family and carers.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:19

National care standards: hospice care

Outlines the national care standards for hospice care in Scotland. Contents: before using the support service, standards one to four; having confidence in your service, standards five to ten; getting the most out of life standards eleven to nineteen.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:19

The same as you? Partnership in practice agreements 2004-2007: national overview and next steps

One of the 29 recommendations of the 'The same as you?' review was that local authorities and health boards should draw up Partnership in Practice agreements (PiPs). The aim of this national overview report is to provide feedback on the key messages that emerge from a review of all of the 2004-2007 PiPs, taking account of additional evidence from other sources.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:18

Statistics release: home care services; Scotland 2005

The purpose of this Statistics Release is to present the latest national figures for home care services provided or purchased by local authorities in Scotland. All local authorities in Scotland provide Home Care services which give people the support, practical help and personal care that they need to live as independently as possible in the community.

Original documentation on the Scottish Government website.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:17

Council tax in Scotland: a guide for people who have special needs and their carers

This leaflet gives information on the council tax and the separate water and sewerage charge for:

people with a disability; people who are severely mentally impaired; carers; residential hospital patients; people living in private hospitals; people who are being looked after either in private hospitals or in accommodation provided by a care home service in which they are receiving treatment, or a high level of care, or both.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:16

Scottish community care statistics 2002

Statistics on service provision in Scotland to older people, people with learning disabilities, people with mental health problems, disabled people, carers and other users. Provides figures on domiciliary care, day care, residential care, private nursing homes, hospitals and special needs housing for each user group.

Original document on Scottish Government website.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:16

National care standards: care homes for older people

Outlines the national care standards for care homes in Scotland. Contents: before using the support service, standards one to six; settling in, standards seven to eleven; day to day life, standards twelve to nineteen; moving on, standard twenty.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:15

National Care Standards: short breaks and respite care services for adults

Outlines the national care standards for short breaks and respite care services for adults in Scotland. Contents: before using the service, standards one to six; day to day life, standards seven to eighteen; going home or moving on, standard nineteen.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:12

The new Mental Health Act: rights of carers

This guide explains what the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 says about the rights of people who care for a person with a mental disorder. The guide explains the main aim of the principles of the Act is to ensure that service users are treated with respect. It goes on to explain the difference between a carer, named person and an advocate and who the law recognises as a carer.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:12

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