A Stitch in Time? – new resources added

News

Exciting new materials are now available from A Stitch in Time? demonstrating the contribution of the third sector towards reshaping care for older people and lessons to learn for work across wider adult services.

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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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A Stitch in Time? – Evidence and Case Studies

Resource

Third Sector Evidence and Organisational Case Studies A Stitch in Time? has completed a number of evidence reviews and organisational case studies as well as commissioning pieces of research. These support commissioners and third sector organisations to better understand what works and to better improve the outcomes which matter to people in our local communities. […]

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More Than a Roof – Aspire Housing and Personal Development Services

Examples of Practice

This an Example 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 example focusses on the outcomes being achieved through the pathway created by its Direct Access and Resettlement Service in Glasgow and centres on James who had been evicted from his tenancy and stayed with a friend before moving into Aspire’s Direct Access Service.  He had a problem with budgeting and issues with addiction, consuming on average 10 pints of lager per day. James did not initially perceive his alcohol consumption as being an issue. However, over time he decided that it was something he would like to address.

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