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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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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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New Falls Prevention & Management Tools

A Scottish conference on Falls Prevention was brought to a standstill today (Wednesday 30 September) when a group of older people performed a flash mob dance to 80s Banarama pop hit “It Ain’t What You Do (Its The Way That You Do It)”. The group, from one of North Lanarkshire Leisure’s Strength and Balance Exercise […]

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Working with Scotland’s Communities: A Research Study

Working with Scotland’s Communities is a research study to find out more about the diverse range of paid staff and volunteers in Community Learning and Development roles across Scotland. This online survey is phase one of the study and is aimed at the organisations and services that employ these staff and volunteers.

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House of Care WebEx Recording Available Now

The Joint Improvement Team invited Graham Kramer and Tim Warren to tell the story of Scotland’s House of Care. A proven approach to support the self-management of people living with multiple long term conditions. There was a huge amount of interest, so we recorded the WebEx and you can see it below.

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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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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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