Consultations and redesign activities in partnership areas.

Clackmannanshire – Local people and community groups are being asked to give their views on the saving options put forward by Council officers as part of the Council’s budget setting process. To make sure your views are included CTSI are encouraging community groups to take part in the consultations and will be holding meetings to discuss how some of the proposed savings will impact local community groups.

The budget consultation can be found here. Closing date for responses is 2nd February 2018.

The team at CTSI aim to assist communities in any way – please contact Julie McGrath or Anthea Coulter to discuss further on 01259 213840.

East Ayrshire – The Partnership are seeking views on their recently updated Strategic Plan. Find a link to the Strategic Plan document and survey here. The consultation period will be open from Dec 1st 2017 until January 31st 2018.

East Dunbartonshire – The Partnership is seeking residents who are interested in helping to improve local health and social care services. If interested, please contact anthony.craig@ggc.scot.nhs.uk or call on 0141 578 8658.

Glasgow – The Partnership have recently published a summary of their Annual Performance report. Find further information on the Glasgow HSCP website.

Moray – A consultation has launched on  amendments to the Scheme of Integration for Health and Social Care, the legal contract between NHS Grampian and Moray Council underpinning the Moray Integration Joint Board.

Further information, as well as the revised draft Integration  scheme can be found here (this link will take you away from our website.) Comments can be sent to involvement@moray.gov.uk  or by post to Public Involvement, Health & Social Care Moray, 9c Southfield Drive, Elgin IV30 6GR. The deadline for responses is 31 January.

Comments will be considered by Moray Council and the NHS Grampian Board next month. The revised document must be submitted to the Scottish Government for approval by 2 March.

North Ayrshire – The Partnership are looking for views on their new draft strategic plan that will map health and social care services in North Ayrshire from April 2018 until March 2021. Find further information, as well as a copy of the draft plan and link to the consultation questionnaire here (this link will take you away from our website).

The North Ayrshire Public Involvement Network Group has an opportunity for two Participation Network members to join. The remit of this group is to assist with promotion of the Participation Network, to assist with engagement with members of public, to highlight any issues that members of public bring to us with relevant service management and to assist, when relevant, with the work of the Person Centred Care Team. If you are a member of the North Ayrshire Participation Network and are interested in becoming a member of the involvement network please contact Kenny Milne (Kenny.milne@aapct.scot.nhs.uk) as soon as possible, and complete the application form (Word doc download). Please note, applications close on the 31st January.

Orkney – A new research project is underway to consider potential improvements in the delivery of care services for older people in the non-linked islands of Orkney, and in particular the potential of community-led models. The research involves finding out about the needs and wishes of the
island communities, the current experience of care service users and providers, exploring the current service delivery in Orkney, and looking at examples of models of care being used elsewhere. For further information please contact Rosie Alexander (rosie.alexander@vaorkney.org.uk).