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ihub: A New Dawn

The JIT becomes part of the new Improvement Hub As of 01 April 2016, the majority of the JIT’s functions – primarily those related to health & social care integration improvement activity – are moving out of the Scottish Government and into the new ‘ihub’, hosted by Healthcare Improvement Scotland. Almost 12 years after being created by […]

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Framework Agreement for Improvement Associates working on Health and Social Care Integration

Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS) are looking for independent contractors to be part of our new Framework Agreement for Improvement Associates working on Health and Social Care Integration in Scotland. These individuals will support local and national projects identified by HIS. These projects will help partners to achieve the nine national health and wellbeing outcomes. Those […]

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TEC Programme – Guidance for 2016-2018

This guidance note sets out arrangements for the allocation of the Technology Enabled Care Programme funding over 2016/17 and 2017/18, totalling approximately £20 million – access here: TEC Programme – Guidance for Years 2 and 3 – 04 December 2015 (Final) We are seeking submissions from organisations, working in collaboration with their partners who can […]

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Technology Enabled Care – Guidance for 2016-18

Funding guidance now available for the next two years of the TEC Programme.   The main focus of the programme remains on ensuring that outcomes for individuals, in home or community settings, are improved through the application of technology as an integral part of quality cost-effective care and support. The ‘technology’ within this extends to the application […]

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Glasgow City: Integrated Care Fund Event: Report

Glasgow City: Health & Social Care Partnership held an event on 29th October, 2015: Sharing Knowledge and Identifying Opportunities from the Integrated Care Fund (ICF). Further details and presentations can be found at: http://www.chps.org.uk/content/default.asp?page=s654_1  

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New Guidance on older people with social care needs and multiple long-term conditions

NICE has published new guidance on older people with social care needs and multiple long-term conditions. There are now 50 Vanguard sites where new models of care are being tested as part of the Five Year Forward View.  The Acute Frailty Network has published a new toolkit, which is available for download within the members’ […]

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Readiness Assessment for Technology Enabled Care

This checklist has been produced as part of the TEC Programme, and is designed to prompt reflection on your readiness for adopting technology enabled care.  It builds on other checklists developed by the JIT, in particular on partnership working. It has been adapted from a published study of factors which influence successful adoption of technology into […]

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Presentations from Living Well with Frailty Conference: October 2015

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Event

Working Together to Prevent Falls for Health and Wellbeing

SummaryThe Improvement Network for Integrated Care & Support is organising this event in partnership with the Care Inspectorate, Scottish Care and The National Falls Programme. A day for those involved in the commissioning, planning and management of: Care at home servicesDay care servicesHousing with supportCare homes for older peopleA fall can be a life-changing event […]

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PROTOCOL FOR THE PROVISION OF EQUIPMENT FOR DISCHARGE: Example

The purpose of this Protocol is to help support effective communication between Hospital and community based staff around the provision of community equipment to ensure the best outcomes for patients being discharged from hospital.  This example is for partnerships to adapt and use as a tool within their local areas.  

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