2017-2018 Funded projects

10 projects across Scotland have been awarded this year from the Improvement Fund.

The fund was set up in September 2017 to support projects at a local level that improve the quality of health and social care services in Scotland. This year’s application process resulted in 131 Expressions of Interest, making the selection process highly competitive.

  • Supporting community recovery following critical illness and reducing unplanned hospital admissions
  • The HUGG model of family integrated care
  • Supporting care homes to embed a robust Anticipatory Care Planning (ACP) approach in Edinburgh
  • Using the electronic Frailty Index (eFI) to identify people with mild frailty and develop a third sector led response
  • Mentoring frequent non attenders with hepatitis in a deprived area
  • Best in Class Approach to Management of Lower Limb Arthritis
  • Rapid Access Specialist neurological physiotherapy service
  • Piloting a nurse-led virtual clinic in the diabetes antenatal service
  • Improving care - Opportunities to move to tailored single handed care solutions
  • Community support programme for early discharge