Presentations – ‘Working Together to Prevent Falls for Health and Wellbeing’

News

  View all the presentations from this conference here Conference Programme Morning Plenary Sessions Ranald Mair – Falls Work in Context: Policy and Practice Edith MacIntosh – Falls – What do they Mean to You? (thinking space) Ann Murray – About Falls: Consequences Morning Workshops Melanie Menzies – Physical Activity Alex Davidson – Reablement (no […]

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Community Links Project Update, Midlothian

Examples of Practice

The Community Links Project’s aim is to provide support for isolated older people, aged over 65 years, living in the Midlothian area to enable them to stay connected to their local community and maintain and build on existing social networks and opportunities.

The full Community Links Project, Midlothian Example of Practice (Update) is available here  It is an update of the original Example of Practice published in 2013, which can be accessed here

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JIT Readiness for Integration Tool

Resource

This tool has been updated from the previous version, and is designed to allow focussed attention on actions to meet the requirements of the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland ) Act 2014. It is recognised that self-evaluation is widely undertaken across public services. It allows organisations to discern clearly their strengths and the areas in […]

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Community Resilience and Timebanking Update, Argyll & Bute

Examples of Practice

Older people are particularly vulnerable to social isolation or loneliness which impact upon individuals’ quality of life and wellbeing, adversely affecting health and increasing their use of health and social care services.  To use community based support services, such as timebanking, as a platform to build social and peer support networks and to harness the contributions of volunteers and communities.  In particular, to focus on those who are over 75, and those who suffer isolation and loneliness providing support measures, and to establish preventative measures for those aged 65 plus.

The full Community Resilience and Timebanking in Argyll and Bute Example of Practice (Update) is available here It is an update of the original Example of Practice published in 2013, which can be accessed here

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