Housing and care for older people in Scotland
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Housing and care for older people in Scotland an appraisal of needs and resources by David Webster

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Published by The Planning Exchange in Glasgow .
Written in English


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Statementby David Webster.
SeriesOccasional paper / Planning Exchange -- no.26
ContributionsPlanning Exchange.
The Physical Object
Pagination32 leaves
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13841042M

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  It has been developed in partnership with the housing, health and social care sectors - public, private and voluntary - and in consultation with older people. It presents a vision for housing and housing-related support for older people, the outcomes .   To support older people in Scotland, now and in the future, to live in homes where they feel safe and respected as members of their communities. We will do this by: Adapting person-centred and personalised care and support solutions to people's changing needs;. Age Scotland information. Information for older people provided by Age Scotland. Includes factsheets, books, articles, audio tapes, videos, websites. Either download online below, or order directly from the Age Scotland. Back to list of publishers.   The Scottish Government, COSLA and ADSW should make sure that arrangements are in place to support well-informed decision-making for people considering residential care or supported housing. This will require effective information and advice being given to older people around the options that are available to them under the SDS legislation.

The Scottish Government, COSLA and ADSW should make sure that arrangements are in place to support well-informed decision-making for people considering residential care or supported housing. This will require effective information and advice being given to older people around the options that are available to them under the SDS legislation.   Care homes for older people. As a result of the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act ('the Act') there are now no legal differences between residential homes and nursing homes. They are all care homes and can be more flexible about the services they offer. They can meet all aspects of your accommodation, support and care, including nursing care.   The Future of Residential Care for Older People in Scotland April 4, by Mike Liddle No Comments | Category Older people, Report, Strategic Commissioning For the last year, we’ve been working with COSLA, Scottish Care and a wide cross-section of representatives from the care sector, NHS, housing and older people’s organisations to.   Elderly people in Scotland are waiting too long to receive the social care they require, a new report has warned. Research from Age Scotland found that more than four in 10 older people with “critical” or “substantial” needs waited more than the six weeks outlined in national guidelines to get the social care they need.. The national charity for older people said urgent action is.

EAC Housing for Older People Awards. Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC) is pleased to announce the launch of new awards for all forms of retirement housing. These awards are supported by the Department for Communities and Local Government, and by the DH Care Networks of the Department of Health. The strategy is designed to build on the progress made in implementing Age, home and community: a strategy for housing for Scotland's older people , reflecting changes to the public sector landscape since, including the formation of 31 health and social care partnerships, the introduction of self-directed support and the publication of. 15% of pensioners in Scotland were living in relative poverty in (12% after housing costs are factored in) This provides a long term and strategic approach to delivering the vision for future care for older people in Scotland. Find out more about the RCOP programme. Outcomes Framework. Older people’s wellbeing in Scotland - assessing progress on policy implementation, access to housing and care services, and tackling isolation. Published: February Publication price: £95 PLUS VAT. Publication includes: One PDF copy of the briefing document (including transcripts of the speeches, comments and questions, as well as.