The Tea, Talk and Samosas report is the culmination of a project with a group of older South Asian women living in Great Harwood, Lancashire, working in partnership with Age UK Lancashire. The new report details findings and recommendations from a pioneering project aimed at engaging the South Asian community in planning ahead for end-of-life […]
A VARIETY OF factors lead to increasing longevity and an ageing population, the demand for robust health and care services continues to grow. Innovation in the areas of health and wellbeing will be crucial to ensure that such services remain sustainable, address needs efficiently, and contribute to positive experiences in later life. In order to […]
Care home services (across both nursing and residential care settings) have a fundamentally important strategic role to play in creating a person-centred, rights-based pathway of care and support fit for Scotland’s citizens in the 21st century. Not only do these services deliver care and support to some of our most vulnerable citizens, but they also […]
Voluntary Health Scotland has been very active on the topic of loneliness and has produced this briefing paper.
Outlines Scottish Government’s commitments to delivering high quality palliative and end of life care.
Development of an integrated health and social care system
Revised national health and social care standards
Outlines the obligations for spiritual care for all health boards.