Working with the Independent Sector

Examples of Practice

Inverclyde CHCP recognised that we had to develop our partnership working with the Care Home Sector in order that they could deliver care in line with the emerging RCOP agenda, supporting change initiatives in areas such as; Anticipatory Care Planning, Dementia Care and End of Life Care.

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South Angus Locality Medicine for the Elderly Model

Examples of Practice

The management of frail Angus patients was reliant on hospital admission and prolonged stay to assess and manage acute or often non-acute de compensation to a frail person’s health.  This resulted in high occupancy rates in community hospitals and adverse outcomes for patients such as hospital acquired infection.

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REACH (Rehabilitation and Enablement in Aberdeenshire Care at Home) – Early Implementers

Examples of Practice

To test and develop a model for a rehabilitation and enablement that would prevent avoidable hospital admission, facilitate early hospital discharge to home, and enable people to develop confidence, re-learn daily living skills following illness that are consistent with their personal goals and sustain independent living, working towards supported self management.

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