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Welcome to the Reshaping Care and Integration Improvement Network Bulletin: Issue 27
Reshaping Care and Integration Bulletin: Issue 27
Welcome to a another Improvement Network Bulletin. Please forward this bulletin on to appropriate people in whatever agency and role they in work across the partnership. We would welcome feedback on our bulletins, including what you would like to see in future bulletins - so please keep us posted.
 

JIT Resources
 
  • Readiness for Integration Tool
This tool has been updated from the previous version, and is designed to allow focussed attention on actions to meet the requirements of the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland ) Act 2014.

The tool, accessible here, can be used as part of a self-evaluation programme, or as a stand-alone assessment of where you are. Some partnerships may choose to use specific sections to supplement their current self-evaluation programme.

 
  • JIT WebEx - Falls Prevention in Care Homes
The Joint Improvement Team have recently hosted two very popular WebEx sessions on falls prevention in care homes. If you missed it, you can still view the recording of the session by clicking on the link here.

 
  • Home First Report published
The number of delayed discharges in Scotland is increasing. JIT and the Scottish Government have recently convened a Discharge Task Force to consider short – medium term actions that national partners need to take to enable local improvement.

JITs Home First document describes 10 actions that partnerships can take now to transform discharge. Each action has links to tools that can support improvement.

To download the Home First report please follow this link.

 
  • Community Capacity Building – Meal Makers
Wednesday 26th November, 14:00

This WebEx gives an update on JIT’s activities on community capacity building, as well as highlighting the Meal Makers project, which helps people share extra portions of home cooked food with others in their area who are not always able to cook for themselves. To join, contact sandy.devers@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

 
  • Older People’s Outcomes Framework is now published
The older people’s outcomes framework has now been published on the JIT website. Both the strategic outcomes framework and the more detailed models (end of life care, falls prevention, eating well, age friendly homes) are included on the site along with links to the Stitch in Time project on the third sector contribution to Reshaping Care for Older People.

 
  • Launch of Falls Prevention Framework
The Prevention and Management of Falls in the Community: A framework for action for Scotland 2014/16 was launched on Thursday, 2nd October by at the ALLIANCE/Scottish Government  Coproduction, Integration and Partnership event at Stirling Management Centre. Click here for more info.

 
  • Multiple Conditions Action Plan and Advice Note
An Action Plan to improve care and support for people living with multiple conditions in Scotland has been produced by the JIT, ALLIANCE, Scottish Government and People Powered Health & Wellbeing. An accompanying Advice Note has also been published.

 
  • Focus on Dementia – How Communities Can Make a Difference
Friday 21st November, 10:00

This repeat WebEx will highlight the ‘Focus on Dementia’ improvement work in Scotland, as well as showcasing examples of practice that demonstrate how active and compassionate communities can help improve outcomes for people with dementia. To join, contact sandy.devers@scotland.gsi.gov.uk  



News
 
  • Report: People in control of their own health and care
 
A report has been published by the Kings Fund which looks at what progress has been made towards fully involving people in their own health and care. Alongside the report you can read a patient perspective on involvement, and listen to Catherine Foot talk through the key findings.

 
  • Home not Housing at the Scottish Universities Institute
Amanda Britain recently attended a knowledge mobilisation exercise that sought to explore shared understandings of home, neighbourhood and wellbeing. Read about it here.

 
  • More good news for RCOP in Lanarkshire
Monklands Care of Older People team won the Top Team at the NHS Awards and on the same evening the partnership won the Herald Health and Social Care Integration award. Click here to read more.
 
 
  • Focus on Dementia initiative
JIT and its partners (Alzheimer Scotland, the Scottish Government Mental Health Division and QuEST) have been working together on a new landing page for dementia. You can access it here.
 
 
  •  Don’t be scared to fail: IRISS on failure
The latest ‘IRISS On...’ talks about how important to be able to adapt, be flexible and to share our experiences of failure and success so that others can learn from us. Read IRISS On...Failure.

 
  • JIT Raises the Housing Profile for Health and Social Care Integration
The JIT have increased support to help realise the opportunities in the housing sector around health and social care integration. Read more about the changes within the team.

 
  • Men’s Sheds work underway through JIT Action Group
A piece of work around the Men’s Sheds movement has been commissioned through the JIT Action Group. This fascinating piece of work will explore how interest in Men’s Sheds has spread across Scotland and what we can learn about how this happened. Click here for more info.

 
  • The future of care for older people in Scotland survey
We would like to invite you to share your views on the future of care and support for older people in Scotland. The survey forms part of IRISS and Scottish Care's joint 'Fit for the Future' project.

 
  • The future of care for older people in Scotland survey
Case studies of engaging secondary care specialists in integrated working in community settings – moving beyond medicine for the elderly and mental health services.

 
  • JIT Autumn Newsletter
If you missed the latest newsletter from the JIT, you can get it here
Diary Dates
Events:
 
November

‘Focus on Dementia – How Communities Can Make a Difference’
Friday 21st November, 10:00 - 11:00

This repeat WebEx will highlight the ‘Focus on Dementia’ improvement work in Scotland, as well as showcasing examples of practice that demonstrate how active and compassionate communities can help improve outcomes for people with dementia. To join, contact sandy.devers@scotland.gsi.gov.uk  


‘Community Capacity Building – Meal Makers’
Wednesday 26th November, 14:00 - 15:00

This WebEx gives an update on JIT’s activities on community capacity building, as well as highlighting the Meal Makers project, which helps people share extra portions of home cooked food with others in their area who are not always able to cook for themselves. To join, contact sandy.devers@scotland.gsi.gov.uk
 
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