To mark Children’s Mental Health Week (1 - 7 February 2021), Sgoil Ghaidhlig Ghlaschu (SGG) (Glasgow Gaelic School) staff have created a podcast specific to Mental Health. https://ceilisgg.buzzsprout.com/
SGG staff are creating weekly podcasts during lockdown as a fun way to share information from the school staff with pupils and their families and to help forge an online support while everyone is not able to be together at school.
Plans for a new £67 million health and care hub for the North East of Glasgow have moved a step closer.
The Scottish Government has today approved the Outline Business Case for the new North East Hub Health and Care Centre which will be built on the site of the former Parkhead Hospital.
The efforts of staff to continue to provide excellence in care at an adult mental health ward at Leverndale Hospital in Glasgow during the pandemic have been praised by Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland.
The Commission inspected the rehabilitation ward within the hospital and spoke to staff and patients to better understand how care has been managed throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The ward is an 11-bedded mixed-sex ward, providing intensive rehabilitation and recovery care and treatment to adults with severe and enduring mental health problems.
National Mental Health Nurses Day on 21 February is an opportunity to promote and celebrate Mental Health Nursing in the UK, and recognise and thank nursing staff working in mental health services.
All health and social care staff have risen to the challenges of the Covid-19 Pandemic and it is for this reason it is additionally important to mark National Mental Health Nurses Day this Sunday 21 February.
Sadie Barclay, a service user at Glasgow City HSCP’s Glenwood Day Care Centre in Castlemilk, Glasgow, recently celebrated her 100th birthday. As the centre is currently closed due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), staff members Anne Lowe, Day Care Supervisor; Naomi Lever, Day Care Worker; and Robert Barnes, Driver decided to visit her outdoors at her home to mark the occasion.
The Cost of the Nursery Day project was a collaboration between Glasgow Health and Social Care Partnership and Glasgow City Council Early Learning and Childcare to identify poverty-related barriers to learning and participation in nurseries, and to develop practical ways to overcome them. The project was delivered in 2019 and complements Child Poverty Action Group's Cost of the School Day project.
Susanne Millar has been appointed as Chief Officer of Glasgow City’s Health and Social Care Partnership (GCHSCP) after leading the organisation through its toughest ever year.
And one of her first acts after the Integration Joint Board confirmed her appointment to the role, which she has held on an interim basis since May 2019, was to praise the “truly exceptional” performance of HSCP staff throughout the pandemic.
The Glasgow City Integration Joint Board’s Strategic Plan and Locality Plans cover health and social care services across Glasgow City. Each of the three local areas (North East, North West and South) that make up Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) develop their own Locality Plan with partners including patients, service users, carers and the third and independent sectors.
Since 2002, the Equipu Community Equipment Partnership has been providing equipment and assistive technologies to help vulnerable people to live as independently and comfortably as possible in their own home.
Equipment provided includes items to help daily living and mobility, and can include seating, beds, mattresses and moving and handling equipment for those with more complex needs.
Over 130 people attended Glasgow City HSCP’s Provider Event on 21 November at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. The event was aimed at providers of social care services, registered managers, HSCP senior management and HSCP commissioning and locality staff.
Susanne Millar, Interim Chief Officer, Glasgow City HSCP welcomed participants and gave an update on the Maximising Independence Transformational Change Programme, which will be taken forward by the HSCP working with a range of partners around the city, including the third sector.