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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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Living Leadership Lothian Evaluation Report 2013-14


This report provides an account of collaborative learning and sense making and evaluation of the experience of a pilot programme in Lothian during 2013-14, which was funded by the Joint Improvement Team, NHS Education for Scotland, City of Edinburgh Council, NHS Lothian and the Thistle Foundation.

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The LINKS Event


The role of Links Workers, Community Connectors, Navigators and Practitioners is increasingly being recognised as a vital role in supporting people to live well in their community.  Our friends at The ALLIANCE are hosting this interesting event.

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House of Care WebEx Recording Available Now


The Joint Improvement Team invited Graham Kramer and Tim Warren to tell the story of Scotland’s House of Care. A proven approach to support the self-management of people living with multiple long term conditions. There was a huge amount of interest, so we recorded the WebEx and you can see it below.

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