Integrated Financial Management

Examples of Practice

The creation of the Community Health & Care Partnership (CHCP) Finance Manager post allows dedicated support and advice to the CHCP Corporate Director and Senior Management Team from one professional covering both parent organisations. The applies to all financial planning, modelling, budget setting, monitoring and reporting processes; included fully integrated financial reporting the CHCP Sub Committee.

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Closer Working with Housing

Examples of Practice

Within Inverclyde there are six RSL’s, three of  which are national providers which operate specialist housing for disability and older people.  There was a lack of a cohesive approach to implementing the local housing strategy across the CHCP therefore dedicated OT time was sought to develop closer working and appropriate processes.

Reviewing and refining processes across services and organisations.  Influencing choice based letting to ensure that those who have difficulty engaging with the bidding processes were supported.  Working with RSL’s to influence housing allocations and adaptations, and to carry out site surveys to ensure appropriate allocations for those with complex housing needs.  Strengthening the links to allow housing colleagues access to CHCP services.   Signposting RSL’s to link with 3rd sector organisations to provide social activities within sheltered housing complexes.

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Carers Hospital Discharge Project

Examples of Practice

To improve the experience of carers of older people through the journey of hospital discharge from beginning to end.  Carers expressed views that they felt excluded from the process of hospital discharge and needed to access relevant information and support.

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Keeping Active in Later Life – Inverclyde

Examples of Practice

‘Keeping Active in Later Life’ aims to facilitate, both directly and indirectly, the provision of practical and emotional support to address social isolation and assist older people to maximise their independence and remain at home. It does this by stimulating and supporting a network of self-help peer support groups and matching ‘community buddies’ with those less able to participate and get involved as part of their everyday life

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