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National user and carer outcomes and local improvement targets for the joint future agenda

The Health and Community Care Ministerial Steering Group (MSG) of Scotland is leading the drive to “re-invigorate the Joint Future Agenda”, in order to improve outcomes for individuals and their carers. As part of this drive, it has decided that local partnerships should be asked to agree local improvement targets which could demonstrate improved outcomes, as a result of better joint working. It is likely that these local improvement targets will build on existing local performance frameworks which partnerships are already developing, eg.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:23

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

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

Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000: guardianship and intervention orders - making an application: a guide for carers

A guide for carers who are concerned that the person they care for is unable to take action or make some or all decisions in relation to their finances, personal welfare or health, due to a mental disability or severe communications difficulties, such as a stroke.

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

The future of unpaid care in Scotland: appendices 1-5

Support for unpaid carers has rightly become an important policy area in Scotland. In some ways, Scotland is ahead of other parts of the UK when it comes to developing services for carers. To build on this, the Scottish Executive undertook a project looking into the future needs of unpaid carers, and how services might need to change over the next 10 years. The aim was to  create a picture of what services unpaid carers need, and how best to deliver these services so that they make a difference to people’s quality of life.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:15

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

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