Participation Week Report

News

Participation Week was a series of events run by the Scottish Government from June 8 to 12. It was a chance for all of us involved in public services across sectors to learn together about how we involve people more in the development and delivery of policies and services and think about the impact that can make. […]

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Edinburgh – Live Well in Later Life interactive map

Resource

An interactive map which shows older people’s services and activities in Edinburgh has been launched. The project is a collaboration between EVOC and City of Edinburgh Council.  It is part of the European URBACT Healthy Ageing Project which looks at innovative approaches to healthy ageing. It uses Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to create ‘heat maps’ […]

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Co-production Conference Report – It’s time to walk the talk

News

On 12th May over 220 people from across Scotland descended on the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow for the 4th National Co-production Conference. Co-produced with people with lived experience, community groups and third sector organisations, this conference looked at where we are with co-production in Scotland and how we move forward to make co-production the way Scotland […]

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River Clyde Homes Extra Care Team – Sustaining wellbeing, sustaining relationships, sustaining tenancies

Examples of Practice

This is an Example of Practice illustrating how initiatives and extra services run by Housing Associations directly or indirectly have a significant positive impact on the quality of life, health and well-being of those people being supported.

This example describes the range of supportive activities and resources provided by an Extra Care Team to new and established tenants, most of which are targeted at more vulnerable tenants, and looks at the impact of these. The connection between these activities and health and/ or well-being is not always immediately obvious, but nevertheless exist.

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