COVID-19 VACCINATION PROGRAMME – EQUALITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS Read the letter from Christina McKelvie MSP, Minister for Older People & Equalities, sent to FIOP, received at the beginning of January 2021 covering (1) Sharing information about the vaccine and (2) Reassuring communities abut the vaccine, to encourage take-up Vaccinations Communication – Ministerial – Letter to […]
Resources in Spiritual Care Education
Age friendlycommunities- BOOKLET
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 […]
To Absent Friends 2017 Final Evaluation produced by Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care TO ABSENT FRIENDS 2017 Final Evaluation
Revised guidance on spiritual care in the NHS in Scotland.
Guidance which requires NHS organisations to develop and implement spiritual care policies that are tailored to the needs of the local population.
Voluntary Health Scotland has been very active on the topic of loneliness and has produced this briefing paper.