Men’s Sheds research brief announced by JIT

News

A JIT brief has been created for a proposed piece of work around Men’s Sheds to be commissioned through the JIT Action Group. This fascinating piece of work will explore how interest in Men’s Sheds has spread across Scotland and what we can learn about how this happened. The Men’s Shed Movement started in Australia as an opportunity for men […]

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Multimorbidity event in Glasgow

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The Joint Improvement Team recently hosted an event on multimorbidity in May.  ‘My Health, My Care, My Outcomes’ featured a range of speakers and workshops. The slideshows from the day can be viewed by clicking on the link below.        

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Third National Co-production Conference – Feedback

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On April 23rd 2014 the Joint Improvement Team, the Scottish Co-production Network, the ALLIANCE, Skilled Workers, Skilled Citizens invited over 200 guests to to the 3rd National Co-production Conference in Scotland.  See more information by clicking on the box below.

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Time Bank Pilot Project – Older People

Examples of Practice

  • To enable older people to accrue volunteering hours which could be registered with the Time Bank resulting in a credit balance. This could then help offset any requirements they might have in the future.
  • To provide learning opportunities for young people to acquire practical living skills such as sewing and knitting.
  • To foster understanding between generations

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