Papermill Gardens: Making an Impact, Penumbra 97

Examples of Practice

This an Examples of Practice illustrating how initiatives and ways of working in housing, housing support and homelessness services have significant positive impact on the health and wellbeing of those people being supported and contribute towards the nine national health and wellbeing outcomes for Integration.

Penumbra wished to transform its services in Aberdeen from existing shared, supported accommodation to a more flexible, personalised approach which offered greater opportunity for ordinary living with each person having their own flat.  They considered that this model would promote recovery.

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Transform Community Development – Seagate Project: Supported Accommodation – A key to the future

Examples of Practice

This an Examples of Practice illustrating how initiatives and ways of working in housing, housing support and homelessness services have significant positive impact on the health and wellbeing of those people being supported and contribute towards the nine national health and wellbeing outcomes for Integration.

This practice example is based on Larry who is currently living at the Seagate Project, which offers tenancies and secure occupancies to individuals who have suffered from severe and enduring mental health issues. Larry’s life had been a succession of admissions to mental health establishments all over the country. As these admissions became longer and more regular it was agreed that he would benefit from living in supported accommodation within the community.

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A Compilation of Good Practices – Integrated Care

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European Innovation Partnership on Active Healthy Ageing A Compilation of Good Practices – Integrated Care for Chronic Diseases (2nd edition) This compilation is the product of the collaborative work of the members of the B3 Integrated Care Action Group. In this collective effort, the experts of the Action Group have been pooling their knowledge and […]

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

News

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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Annual report on the impact of Scotland’s 32 Third Sector Interfaces

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Voluntary Action Scotland has launched the second annual report on the impact of Scotland’s 32 Third Sector Interfaces (TSI’s). Entitled ‘Supporting A Stronger Third Sector’ it demonstrates the increasingly important role TSIs are playing in connecting, supporting and advocating for the third sector, community and voluntary groups, locally. Throughout the report case studies are used from across […]

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