Sustaining wellbeing to sustain tenancies – a very human approach, Muirhouse Housing Association

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 practical assistance provided to tenants by Muirhouse through its Enhanced Management Service. This service aims to help people maintain their tenancy, enable people to improve the quality of their life and create the conditions in which people may be more able to address aspects of their health and well-being.

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Edinburgh Joint Carers’ Strategy

Examples of Practice

The City of Edinburgh Council and NHS Lothian worked collaboratively with carer organisations and carers themselves to redefine their strategic approach to commissioning support services for carers. The development of its three years Joint Carers Strategy for 2014-2017 involved using logic modelling to create a focus for consultation with carers on priorities and support required.

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Participation Week

News

Hosted by the Scottish Government Directorate for Local Government and Communities Participation Week is a chance for all of us involved in public services 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. It will provide space to think […]

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JIT Readiness for Integration Tool

Resource

This tool has been updated from the previous version, and is designed to allow focussed attention on actions to meet the requirements of the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland ) Act 2014. It is recognised that self-evaluation is widely undertaken across public services. It allows organisations to discern clearly their strengths and the areas in […]

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A Stitch in Time? Indicator Bank

Resource

The indicators in this paper have been identified by practitioners involved in Stitch in Time working groups. We take each outcome from the third sector logic model and we give example indicators – things that older people and carers might say or do, or that practitioners might observe, which would indicate the outcome is happening. We offer […]

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