My Home Life

Examples of Practice

The ‘My Home Life’ leadership programme will support managers to drive forward quality improvement and professional development of staff, in order to better respond to the complex needs and wishes of residents and relatives.

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Intermediate/Reablement Care Beds

Examples of Practice

The facility was established to pilot a model that would:

  • prevent unnecessary permanent admission to residential care
  • prevent unnecessary admission to hospital.
  • facilitate discharge from hospital and contribute to managing delays in discharge from acute or community hospitals.
  • deliver support to ensure a safe and full re-integration into the Service Users home and local community.
  • assist Service Users’ in setting and achieving their planned goals, placing the emphasis on the Service Users needs. Goals will be set with the service users and reviewed weekly or as required throughout their stay
  • support Service Users to regain and maintain daily living skills.
  • support carers in their role during a person’s stay in the unit and after the assessment period is complete.
  • respond quickly and flexibly to the changing needs of the Service Users to support their return home.

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Community Geriatrician

Examples of Practice

Avoiding unnecessary admissions to hospital by supporting community-based alternatives to hospital admission.

 

 

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Carers Support Service – Locality Workers

Examples of Practice

Referrals to the Angus Carers Centre from health providers were low.  This is a key source of identification of carers where support can be provided to allow them to continue to care and have a life outside of caring.

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Integrated Specialist Adult Services

Examples of Practice

In 2011 the CHCP set out its intention to have an integrated specialist adult service planning mental health, addictions and homelessness. This integrated arrangement is in place in ICHCP, including inpatient mental health services.  A paper describing this is available here.

Achieving integration and modernisation of services for adults with mental health issues, addictions and/or who were homeless – forming a one stop response for people with these commonly linked issues. Modernisation of specialist services in our locality to bring about the full close of Ravenscraig Hospital and greater partnership working with the third sector and other partners such as Registered Social Landlords.

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