The creation of the Community Health & Care Partnership (CHCP) Finance Manager post allows dedicated support and advice to the CHCP Corporate Director and Senior Management Team from one professional covering both parent organisations. The applies to all financial planning, modelling, budget setting, monitoring and reporting processes; included fully integrated financial reporting the CHCP Sub Committee.
Re-provision of dated health and social care premises with an integrated health and social care centre. Prior to the development of the integrated health and care centre, CHCP social work teams were located in three additional buildings which were dated and assessed as not fit for purpose. The previous Health Centre dated from early 1980s, did not house all practices within the locality and had restricted space which constrained the development of local services.
Orkney Health and Care (OHAC) has been under development as an integrated health and social care partnership since November 2010. A restructure process has been undertaken to establish an integrated generic management structure, supported by a professional structure. Staff within teams have been integrated and new joined up ways of working are in place. An evaluation of the process and outcomes to date was undertaken in late 2013, with facilitation by the Scottish Social Services Council and NHS Education Scotland leadership development Action Learning Programme.
The creation of the Community Health & Care Partnership brought together NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde’s (NHSGGC) and West Dunbartonshire Council’s (WDC) responsibilities for community based health and social care services within a single, integrated structure. The joint structure has responsibility for delivering planning, allocation and management of resources in clear manifestation of community planning in practice. This brought significant workforce challenges.