River Clyde Homes Extra Care Team – Sustaining wellbeing, sustaining relationships, sustaining tenancies

Examples of Practice

This is an Example of Practice illustrating how initiatives and extra services run by Housing Associations directly or indirectly have a significant positive impact on the quality of life, health and well-being of those people being supported.

This example describes the range of supportive activities and resources provided by an Extra Care Team to new and established tenants, most of which are targeted at more vulnerable tenants, and looks at the impact of these. The connection between these activities and health and/ or well-being is not always immediately obvious, but nevertheless exist.

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Working with the Independent Sector

Examples of Practice

Inverclyde CHCP recognised that we had to develop our partnership working with the Care Home Sector in order that they could deliver care in line with the emerging RCOP agenda, supporting change initiatives in areas such as; Anticipatory Care Planning, Dementia Care and End of Life Care.

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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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Integrated Performance Improvement and Management

Examples of Practice

The purpose of the Quarterly Performance Service Reviews (QPSR) is to present key performance information and statistics for analysis to identify strengths and weaknesses in performance which allows for discussion on how performance is being managed and how it can be improved.

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