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Scottish Health Awards 2014 – Winners announced

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Our congratulations go out to the Frail Older Person’s Pathway Team at Crosshouse Hospital, named overall winners of the Integrated Care for Older People award, sponsored by the Joint Improvement Partnership Board. The award dinner was held at the Corn Exchange in Edinburgh alongside Alex Neil MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing at the Scottish Government. Professor Jim […]

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Technology Enabled Care (TEC) Guidance, Oct 2014

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This Guidance note describes the Technology Enabled Care (TEC) Programme and invites Health, Housing and Social Care partnerships across Scotland to submit expressions of interest to participate in the programme and work with national partners (JIT, QuEST, SCTT and eHealth) to significantly extend the availability of technology enabled care.

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What Matters to Me? Dementia Post Diagnostic Support

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A new group will provide advice and expertise in the development and testing of essential quality criteria, taking account of what matters most to people with dementia. This work specifically supports the Planning For Future Care pillar of the Alzheimer Scotland 5 pillars model of post-diagnostic support. This aims to support people with dementia when […]

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Enhancing the Indicator of Relative Need for an integrated system

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The enhanced community information tool ‘IoRN2’ [the Indicator of Relative Need] continues to be tested in real-time by a number of teams, whose common purpose is rehabilitation and reablement. The tests are confirming that for the 5 or 6 minutes it takes a well-informed professional to complete the IoRN, the good data it provides are […]

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