Year: 2014

Resources

Digital Technology for Health and Wellbeing

A handy guide to how digital technology can help people to improved health and wellbeing. Click on the image to access

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Many conditions, One life: Living Well with Multiple Conditions

Many Conditions One Life is a new Action Plan to improve care and support for people living with multiple conditions in Scotland. It was developed with the ALLIANCE Academy and their network of people living with multiple conditions who shared their lived experience and told us what they expect from health and care professionals. The Action […]

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News

Technology Enabled Care (TEC) Guidance, Oct 2014

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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Resources

EDISON

EDISON is a real-time national information system that records and shares information on patients delayed, the care setting in which they are delayed and the main reason for the delay. ISD generates monthly management reports and publishes quarterly reports for all Partnerships. These reports state the total number of hospital bed days associated with all […]

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JIT Annual Report 2013/14 Published

The JIT has published its Annual Report. This gives a comprehensive insight into our activities over the past year

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Resources

Active and Healthy Ageing

‘Somewhere to go and Something to do’. Active and Healthy Ageing – An Action Plan for Scotland 2014 – 2016  

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Examples of Practice

Information and Advice – Community Connectors

What was the issue you were addressing or working on? Within North Ayrshire a broad range of service provision exists and is delivered through the 4 partner agencies (NAC, NHS A&A, third sector and independent sector). It was recognised that the scope, extent and how to access the services was not generally known by prospective […]

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Introducing Anticipatory Care Planning to a Movement Disorder Clinic in a Day Hospital

What was the issue you were addressing or working on? Formal Anticipatory Care Planning and recording were not carried out within the Day Hospital (Medicine for the Elderly). Ensuring that anticipatory care and forward planning are introduced at the most appropriate time in an older person’s life is crucial to planning future care. The team […]

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Examples of Practice

Anticipatory Care Plans

What was the issue you were addressing or working on? This project focused on the implementation of Anticipatory Care Planning within all care homes in Lanarkshire and with the Community Nursing Services. This involved updating the ACP documentation, identifying ACP champions within care homes and community nursing and an intensive programme of education to ensure […]

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South Angus Locality Medicine for the Elderly Model

What was the issue you were addressing or working on? The management of frail Angus patients was reliant on hospital admission and prolonged stay to assess and manage acute or often non-acute de compensation to a frail person’s health.  This resulted in high occupancy rates in community hospitals and adverse outcomes for patients such as […]

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