Care Co-ordination in the Community

Care co-ordination ensures people living with dementia and their carers get the right health and social care, at the right time, and in the right setting.

The World Health Organisation report that care co-ordination can improve patient and carer experience and outcomes, reduce hospital admissions and emergency department attendances and reduce lower medical costs.

Our key work in this area is listed below.

Care co-ordination workshop via MS Teams 
Tuesday 27 October, 14:00 - 16:00

Through presentations and interactive discussion the Focus on Dementia Team hosted a webinar for colleagues to learn about care co-ordination for people living with dementia, including:

  • A summary of evidence related to care co-ordination
  • A summary of the Midlothian HSCP experience
  • The 12 critical success factors

To listen to the recording please click here
To view the flash report please click here

Identifying critical success factors for integrated care co-ordination of people with dementia in the community: A focus on Midlothian

We have worked with Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnership to understand critical success factors in supporting care co-ordination for people with dementia and carers in the community. 

A report of findings published in September 2020 supports the spread of learning to other areas. To view the Dementia Care Co-ordination Critical Success Factors please click here

Care Co-ordination Whole System Implementation

The Focus on Dementia team will be working collaboratively with Inverclyde Health and Social Care Partnership over a 2 year period to support the redesign of their dementia pathways from diagnosis to end of life, and to share learning across Scotland.

To view our announcement visit our webpage.   

Evaluation of the effectiveness of the “8 Pillars” model of home-based support

The Scottish Government commissioned Blake Stevenson to undertake an evaluation of the 8 Pillars home-based support model for people with dementia, please click on the links below for more information and to download this report: