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The Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014 which took effect from April 2016, legislates for NHS and statutory care services to work together where there is a joint responsibility for the health and care needs of patients. This aims to ensure that those who use the services get the right care and support whatever their needs, at any point in their care journey.
A collaborative partnership has been established between Shelter Scotland, the Dental Health Services Research Unit, University of Dundee and the School of Education, University of Dundee, to host a forum in Dundee for local agencies to come together to discuss best ideas and approaches to achieving this shared ambition.
“Building collaborative work for homelessness, health and social care integration” event held on 18th May 2016 began a multi-agency conversation focused on developing the best approach to the creation and delivery of more integrated health and social care services for people facing health and homelessness issues.
This event was designed as a platform from which to discuss existing services as well as the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and barriers to integrated service delivery for homeless people and those at risk of homelessness in Dundee.
This Report summarizes the key themes and group discussions explored during the event and provides summary and analysis of the issues discussed. The Report concludes with key recommendations and suggested actions to support the required changes identified by the Group.
|Place of Publication||Edinburgh|
|Number of pages||25|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 2016|
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- 1 Public engagement and outreach - public lecture/debate/seminar
Ruth Freeman (Chair), Andrea Rodriguez (Contributor), Niall McGoldrick (Contributor), Matthew Maycock (Contributor), Derek Holiday (Contributor), Peter Murray (Organiser) & Leanne Wallace (Organiser)3 Apr 2021
Activity: Other activity types › Public engagement and outreach - public lecture/debate/seminar