Month: April 2015

Examples of Practice

Community Links Project Update, Midlothian

What was the issue you were addressing or working on? The Community Links Project’s aim is to provide support for isolated older people, aged over 65 years, living in the Midlothian area to enable them to stay connected to their local community and maintain and build on existing social networks and opportunities. The full Community […]

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Community Resilience and Timebanking Update, Argyll & Bute

What was the issue you were addressing or working on? Older people are particularly vulnerable to social isolation or loneliness which impact upon individuals’ quality of life and wellbeing, adversely affecting health and increasing their use of health and social care services.  To use community based support services, such as timebanking, as a platform to […]

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Immediate Discharge Service – Reablement, Perth & Kinross (Update)

What was the issue you were addressing or working on? The number of people aged over 65 living in Perth and Kinross is expected to increase by 74% by 2031.  The Reablement Service launched in Perth City on Monday 4 October, 2010.  The service is aimed to help people regain skills that will allow them […]

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The Zone Initiative Home Buddy Scheme – East Ayrshire- Update

What was the issue you were addressing or working on? The Zone Initiative Home Buddy Scheme was launched in 2010 and provides a domestic and household service for older, disabled and vulnerable people in the Doon Valley area.  The Home Buddy Scheme is an intergenerational project providing a personal and professional service which is individually […]

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Community Engagement, Resilience and Health Service Development in Annandale and Eskdale (CERAE)- Update

What was the issue you were addressing or working on? CERAE represents an extension of the role of the Safe and Healthy Action Partnership (SHAP) in Annadale and Eskdale.  SHAP is a partnership of various organisations from all sectors (public, private and third) which seeks to improve the health and well-being of people in the […]

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