Community Solutions

Eyemouth Gateway to Good Health (Whole Systems Approach) The Eyemouth Gateway to Good Health is a joint pilot project by NHS Scotland and Scottish Borders Council. It uses a Whole Systems Approach, involving community partners who have been involved in shaping the project from the outset. The overall aim of the project was to address…

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Braemar Care Braemar Care is a SCIO which was set up due to the difficulties in obtaining care for local people who were in need. Braemar Care provides an information and advice service to anyone who could benefit from additional support in their daily lives, care is provided via self-employed carers from within the community…

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Talking Points East Renfrewshire Talking Points works to host a network of over seventy organisations, including East Renfrewshire HSCP, that work together to help people get the information they need. Talking Points operates across East Renfrewshire to support you in getting the help you need in any area of health and wellbeing. Their staff will…

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Paths for All – Dementia Friendly Health Walks Paths for All supports a network of over 650 health walks that take place in communities across Scotland. The majority of these walks are led by volunteers and are managed by a range of organisations including local authorities, NHS, leisure trusts and community organisations. People living with…

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Community Solutions new learning resources

Resources for 2022 As well as gathering examples of community solutions which give people better access to health and social care, and hosting digital drop-in sessions to share experiences, we’ve created some new resources.  The resources comprise of 3 mind-map graphics, and an accompanying set of notes.  The first graphic details reducing pressure on health…

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Community Solutions - getting home from hospital

Home from hospital support at SDS Forum  Home from hospital support aims to support those who are fit to discharge but are struggling to get home for various reasons.   The SDS Forum, working alongside the HSCP and an established working group of patients and carers, is working towards a way for patients to get home…

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Join our team! We're recruiting a Project Worker 8 hours a week for our Coastal Connections project around Moray. Closing date Tuesday 3rd May

Join our team: job advert Moray coast Moray Project Worker role 8 hours per week until December 2024 Annual Salary – £4,285 (£21,423.00 full time equivalent) Burghead, Hopeman and Cummingston, Moray.  Application form: Download the Moray Project Worker Application Form here About the role:  Download the role description here   Coastal Connections is a project…

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Improving Human Rights in Scotland, a blog on the UN review of human rights

Improving Human Rights in Scotland- The Universal Periodic Review What is the Universal Periodic Review? The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a review of the overall human rights records of all United Nation member states. The UPR is coordinated by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). The process happens every 5 years and is an…

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Rural Wisdom meets Connecting Equalities: new shoots and ideas. What new shoots would you like to see?

Rural Wisdom meets Connecting Equalities What has Rural Wisdom been up to? Our current phase of the Rural Wisdom project is coming to an end in the Scottish Borders and our new Connecting Equalities project is beginning. We thought it would be a good idea to bring the two projects together for the last few…

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Hospital Homecoming Hospital Homecoming aims to enable speedier discharge from Acute Hospital Settings for lonely and isolated patients who require help to allow them to be discharged. It is supported by community groups and volunteers. It is hoped that Hospital Homecoming will reduce delayed discharge and enable patients to recover quicker in their own homes…

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