Briefing that has been prepared to reflect some of the ALLIANCE's initial reflections and concerns in relation to the Bill, based on the series of discussions it had with members and partners to date.
An Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision in relation to the carrying out of functions of local authorities and Health Boards; to make further provision about certain functions of public bodies; to make further provision in relation to certain functions under the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978; and for connected purposes.
The Scottish Government launched a public consultation to inform recommendations for legislation to support integration of adult health and social care in Scotland.
This report presents the views expressed by respondents to the consultation proposals.
Series of case studies, which provide practical examples of bringing together housing, health and care, deliver savings of between £2,946 and £17,992 a year compared to less integrated pathways.
Results of a survey of English care homes and integrated working practices.
Presentations from the ADSW annual conference 2012 held in Perth on the 20th and 21st June.
The Common Assessment Framework (CAF) is a standardised approach for the assessment of children and their families, to facilitate the early identification of additional needs and to promote a coordinated service response.
The study aims to explore the impact of the CAF on both children and families and professionals, and examines how far a ‘bottom up’ cost calculation methodology could be extended to include the costs of the Common Assessment Framework.
SCIE resource on the topic of integration in children's services, health services, housing, safeguarding adults, social work, and workforce and leadership.
This briefing updates a previous systematic review by Cameron and Lart that reported on the factors that promote and hinder joint working between health and social care services. Given their prominence in terms of policy debates about joint and integrated working, the briefing focuses on jointly-organised services for older people and people with mental health problems in the UK only. Briefing published by Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) in May 2012. Review date is May 2015.