This project offers a safe environment for adults with learning disabilities and mental health conditions can be enabled to better understand, manage and maintain their own wellbeing. The aim will be for each individual to identify what they are like when they are well, and when they are unwell, promoting an individual definition of recovery.
This project sought to pilot two new initiatives:
Improve assessment and signposting for people who maybe more vulnerable to risk of domestic fires
With a local housing provider and tenants, pilot a Good Neighbour, Good Neighbourhood initiative to support people to feel safer in their community.
The aim of this project was to design and pilot a pathway for delivering integrated support between the NHS and the Third Sector to people at risk of cancer-related lymphoedema.
Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) is a self-management tool used to help individuals take more control over their own wellbeing. This project is designed to enable children to design a personalised WRAP looking at how to manage day to day life. 14 pupils from a school in North Ayrshire will be given the opportunity to take part in workshops.
With health policy shifting to a community based, integrated system, the role of the District Nurse is absolutely central to high quality, person centred care. However, the standards which define the specialist practice of a District Nurse were originally developed in 1994 by the UKCC and have not since been updated by the Nursing and…
Dignity Therapy is a brief intervention that enhances the lives of people at the end of life; this project aimed to determine its effectiveness with people with early dementia.
The aim of this project was to enhance the dignity of older people with advanced dementia using innovative methods to facilitate their food and drink choice.
Urinary tract infection is the most common type of infection in care homes for older people; this project tested an intervention designed to increase the residents’ fluid intake, and evaluate its effectiveness.
This project seeks to provide outreach workers from SACRO (Scottish Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders) Edinburgh to engage with people who are in Police Custody. The aim will be to improve the health and wellbeing of those who have spent a weekend in custody who are in great need of support, and who would otherwise be hard to reach.
The collaborative project seeks to establish an innovative whole-school approach to enable social, emotional and psychological wellbeing throughout the school in order to promote positive behaviours, engagement in education and optimise attainment.