Edinburgh – Live Well in Later Life interactive map

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An interactive map which shows older people’s services and activities in Edinburgh has been launched. The project is a collaboration between EVOC and City of Edinburgh Council.  It is part of the European URBACT Healthy Ageing Project which looks at innovative approaches to healthy ageing. It uses Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to create ‘heat maps’ […]

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House of Care

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The House of Care provides a simple visual model of a house built around a collaborative care planning conversation between people and their professionals, which then organises care and support around what matters to them and their carers, rooted in the assets of local communities. Building the House of Care requires kind the kind of […]

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Analysis Spotlight: Patient Centred Care Delivering person centred care in long term conditions Transforming care for people with long term conditions, including support for self management, requires comprehensive reform of health systems largely geared to provide acute care. Simon Eaton, Sue Roberts, and Bridget Turner explore the barriers to change, arguing that the success of […]

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Introducing ALFY – Advice Line For You

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A new pilot service, supported by NHS Forth Valley and Falkirk Council, has been introduced to help support older people to remain well at home. The service, which consists of a round-the-clock advice line known as ALFY (Advice Line For You), is currently available to everyone aged 65 or over in the Bo’ness area as […]

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