Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

East Kilbride and Strathaven Liz Swan and Morag Hearty.

Similar presentations

Presentation on theme: "East Kilbride and Strathaven Liz Swan and Morag Hearty."— Presentation transcript:

1 East Kilbride and Strathaven Liz Swan and Morag Hearty

2  Population 88,000 approx.  Above Scottish average older age group  Scotland's first “New Town” in 1947  Both urban and rural areas  Mixed social strata  Large acute hospital –Hairmyres  Known locally for its traffic roundabouts, snow and Strathaven “toffee”.


4 District Nurses Physiotherapists GP Social workers Evening nurses Home carers Night nurses Social work OTs Discharge therapists Re enablement Older Person Family Other specialist services

5  We needed to join people up into one team  That we should not create a bolt on team  Needs to be a neighbourhood model  To enhance existing knowledge, skills and practice, building confidence and resilience of the local workforce  To make the model sustainable  GP’s wanted to remain responsible medical officer for patients

6  To provide safe, effective, person centred support to enable people to remain safely at home for as long as possible  When someone admitted to hospital support the person to return home as soon as possible  To support older people with complex health and social care needs to have their community care assessments carried out in their own home if possible


8 Older Person ICST 24 hour Nursing and Home Care Physiotherapists Occupational Therapists Social workers Re enablement staff Carers Support 3 rd Sector agencies Hospital discharge Independent Providers GP Family Other specialist services


10 We thought this was a fob off – how wrong could we have been It came at the right time Makes such a difference to work with the physiotherapist much better continuity of care A huge weight off my mind She listened to me-she understood it Delivered with a smile and a sense of humour! This is the future I was really impressed how everybody got together to do things Even during the night-amazing He is getting back to being independent No way can we go back It was no effort for me I was terrified to go to sleep – that has been a lifeline for me

11  Adopted across NHS Lanarkshire  “Shared Care “ for tier 3 patients  Improve use of 3 rd sector  Direct links with A&E and Scottish Ambulance service  Step down beds in Care homes  Co Location  Scottish Health and Social care integration  Continue to listen to older people and their carers!


Download ppt "East Kilbride and Strathaven Liz Swan and Morag Hearty."

Similar presentations

Ads by Google