Intermediate Care Short Term Assessment in Care Ho

Examples of Practice

Enhancing Intermediate care pathways and options of care for individuals who are at risk of requiring a care home placement. Particularly those discharged from hospital including those who become or at risk of becoming delayed discharges.

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55up Financial Inclusion project

Examples of Practice

The 55up Financial advice project set up by Voluntary Action South Ayrshire is supporting older people with financial advice to support their wider independence and well-being. This case study illustrates one of the clients situation, the support offered and the difference made.

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Information for All

Examples of Practice

  • How to try and promote awareness and a greater understanding of the 3rd and independent sector to health and council staff.
  • Promoting the services that third sector and independent sector can and do already provide for older people and how they can prevent avoidable admissions and delayed discharges.  Also how to access the organisations and services their, referral systems, costs etc

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Reablement

Examples of Practice

Older people becoming dependent on Care at Home services and losing their independence after a change in circumstances, e.g. hospital admission or period of illness.

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Community Ward Service

Examples of Practice

Reducing emergency admissions for people with long term conditions (with focus on COPD, Heart Failure, Diabetes, Recurrent UTI/Infection & Falls).

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