Implementation of community care in Scotland
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Implementation of community care in Scotland a series of working papers

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Published by Convention of Scottish Local Authorities in Edinburgh .
Written in English


  • Community health services -- Scotland.,
  • Primary health care -- Scotland.

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StatementConvention of Scottish Local Authorities.
ContributionsConvention of Scottish Local Authorities.
The Physical Object
Pagination42 p. ;
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15208162M
ISBN 10187279405X

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COMMUNITY CARE & HEALTH (SCOTLAND) ACT DRAFT GUIDANCE ON SECTIONS CARERS CCD Carers 4. COMMUNITY CARE & HEALTH (SCOTLAND) ACT DRAFT GUIDANCE ON SECTIONS CARERS 1. INTRODUCTION What is the guidance for? This document gives local authorities, NHS bodies and the voluntary sector draft. Scottish Government and the Community Care Outcomes Framework Project Board in January , local partnerships have taken up the opportunity to make two new returns in relation to Community Care in / The first is a template recording individuals aged over 65 who have had two or more admissions to hospital as an emergency in the last. Implementing health and social care integration in Scotland: Renegotiating new partnerships in changing cultures of care. Charlotte Pearson MA (Hons), PhD. Corresponding Author. E-mail address: [email protected] Care in local communities A new vision and model for district nursing This document will be of interest to professionals, provider organisations and commissioners. It will be a resource for those designing and providing local community health services including nurse leaders, health and wellbeing.