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Audit Scotland report: Health and social care integration: update on progress

Audit Scotland have recently a new report on the progress and status of Health and social care integration. Their own summary states: ‘While some improvements have been made to the delivery of health and social care services, Integration Authorities, councils and NHS boards need to show a stronger commitment to collaborative working to achieve the real […]

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Self Management Fund Open to Organisations

This fund is an opportunity for third sector organisations and any statutory sector partners to work together over a short period to demonstrate and build capacity for self management approaches to be strengthened in integration partnerships. Key Information: The Fund is open to applications until 5pm on Friday 29th June 2018 (Now closed) Organisations can apply […]

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 Scottish Government Report: ‘Are they involving us? Integration Authorities engagement with stakeholders’, where are we now?

In September 2017 The Health and Sport Committee at the Scottish Government undertook a short inquiry to assess the extent to which stakeholders (including the public, the service users, the third sector and the independent sector) are being involved effectively in the work of Integration Authorities and Integrated Joint Boards. The Public Bodies (Joint Working) […]

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the ALLIANCE: Personal experiences of Self Directed Support Report.

The Health and Social Care Alliance published a Report on personal experiences of Self-directed Support research that they undertook from October to December 2016. The research included a review of more recent publications and reports into the implementation and development of Self Directed Support, as well as an online survey for people using and managing Self […]

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Shared Ambition for the future of social care in Scotland

Scotland’s social care support system increasingly risks cracking under the strain, as demand rises and funding fails to keep pace, to the potential detriment of thousands of disabled people and their families. Responding to these concerns, today (Wednesday 27 July) sees the launch of a Statement of Ambition on the future for social care, along […]

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