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All hands on deck

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This think piece sets out emerging conclusions on how best to involve the full range of stakeholders in health and social care integration. It refers in particular to localities, which must be up and running effectively by April 2015, but is relevant to all levels. This is not formal Scottish Government guidance. It is, however, […]

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Integration Act comes into Force

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The Scottish Government’s Bill for integration was granted royal assent on April 1, 2014. The Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act  is a landmark health and social care reform for Scotland and is the most substantial reform to the country’s National Health Services and social care services in a generation. It will mean changes to the law which requires […]

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At Home With Dementia – Housing’s Contribution

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The Joint Improvement Team, in association with the Chartered Institute of Housing and Alzheimer Scotland are hosting a key event in Edinburgh on 29th April.  It has become clear that housing is a key element that can help people with dementia achieve improved personal outcomes. This event will be an opportunity to explore how this […]

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Housing and Dementia

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Dementia is increasingly becoming a mainstream housing issue in both development and housing management terms. In recognition of this we sponsored the project ‘Improving Housing and Housing Services for People with Dementia’. The housing and dementia project is being delivered by CIH Scotland and the Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC). Further resources: http://www.jitscotland.org.uk/resource/improving-housing-design-assist-dementia/ Further downloads: […]

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Housing and Dementia

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Dementia is increasingly becoming a mainstream housing issue in both development and housing management terms. In recognition of this we are sponsoring the project ‘Improving Housing and Housing Services for People with Dementia’. The housing and dementia project is being delivered by CIH Scotland and the Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC).

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