Reshaping Care for Older People: Change Fund Progress Report

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In 2010-11, approximately £4.4 billion of public funding was spent in Scotland on health and social care for people over 65 years. Well over half of this was spent on care in hospitals and care homes, often towards the end of life. Yet 89.5% of older people use universal services and are ‘outside’ the formal […]

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Briefing Notes for Practitioners and Managers (2009)

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Briefing Notes for Partnerships are a series of guides aimed at helping members of health, housing and social care partnerships understand and apply the evidence of best practice in partnership and as a tool for development. Based on extensive examination of the literature, it provides short and practical guides, with review questions for each chapter […]

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