“In Orkney, this funding will allow us to provide 27 families with packs, including food vouchers, to help families through the winter period” Paul Carberry
“Equal does not just mean sitting at the same table, it means having an equal say in how, what and when we commission, amongst other things.”
A series of workshops on Wednesday and today (Thursday) are involving people in taking forward ideas in redesigning how Orkney responds to social care.
There are only a few days left if you wish to share your ideas and views about Orkney Health and Care’s Strategic Plan
Last week over a series of 3 workshops Orkney started the process to transform its social care system.
The facility being built at Garson will be known as Hamnavoe House.
“We understand we need to do things differently,” Sally Shaw Head of Orkney Health and Care
Orkney’s social work service will be celebrated at World Social Work Day events in the St Magnus Centre, Kirkwall. The events are open to the public.
St Colms which was threatened with closure by Orkney Islands Council has been praised for the valuable services it provides to people with learning disabilities.
“There is ample evidence to confirm that there are significant additional pressures on health and social care services over public holiday periods. “