‘Making it Personal’ – Personal Outcomes Training. Feb to April 2015

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This free training brings health and social care practitioners together in a learning environment to explore why personal outcomes and asset based approaches are a central feature in health and social care. The sessions aim to improve knowledge and understanding of personal outcomes, how to take an outcomes-based approach and how to support colleagues with the […]

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Campaign to Promote Power of Attorney

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‘Start the Conversation’, a campaign funded by the Scottish Government, is being launched across Argyll and Bute, Glasgow, Lanarkshire and Tayside to raise awareness of the importance of having a Power of Attorney granted to a trusted relative or friend. This campaign is a partnership between the NHS, local Councils and local law firms. Through […]

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Older People, Mental Health and Exercise – the Fit for Life Programme

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The Fit for Life programme was designed to help bridge the gap between NHS mental health services and main-stream community exercise groups with the aim of: increasing physical activity levels, reducing risk of falls and maintaining/improving mental health and well-being for older people with mental health conditions. The programme has evolved in the last four […]

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Delivering Integrated Dementia Care: The 8 Pillars Model of Community Support

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The Joint Improvment Team are actively engaged with our partners, to deliver improvement support to each of the five 8 pillar model test sites in Scotland.  This work started in January 2013 and is expected to run through to January 2016. The lessons learned will inform the next three-year National Dementia Strategy, which will be […]

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What Matters to Me? Dementia Post Diagnostic Support

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A new group will provide advice and expertise in the development and testing of essential quality criteria, taking account of what matters most to people with dementia. This work specifically supports the Planning For Future Care pillar of the Alzheimer Scotland 5 pillars model of post-diagnostic support. This aims to support people with dementia when […]

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