Enhancing the Indicator of Relative Need for an integrated system

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The enhanced community information tool ‘IoRN2’ [the Indicator of Relative Need] continues to be tested in real-time by a number of teams, whose common purpose is rehabilitation and reablement. The tests are confirming that for the 5 or 6 minutes it takes a well-informed professional to complete the IoRN, the good data it provides are […]

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Scotland-wide Research into the Needs of Care Home Residents

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The Joint Improvement Team is seeking to understand better the needs of people who live in care homes across Scotland.  This information will be helpful in understanding how care should be developed in the longer term. It will ensure that planning of the care for older people is done using good factual information, rather than guesswork.

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‘Reshaping Care for Older People – A Look into the Rear View Mirror’

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This discussion paper presents a retrospective analysis of trends on a selection of national measures which have relevance to Re-shaping Care for Older People in Scotland. It also weaves in additional analyses of the data in a way which takes account of the demographic shifts which have occurred during the past decade. The paper and […]

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