‘Reshaping Care for Older People – A Look into the Rear View Mirror’

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This discussion paper presents a retrospective analysis of trends on a selection of national measures which have relevance to Re-shaping Care for Older People in Scotland. It also weaves in additional analyses of the data in a way which takes account of the demographic shifts which have occurred during the past decade. The paper and […]

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All hands on deck

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This think piece sets out emerging conclusions on how best to involve the full range of stakeholders in health and social care integration. It refers in particular to localities, which must be up and running effectively by April 2015, but is relevant to all levels. This is not formal Scottish Government guidance. It is, however, […]

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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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