Western Isles Change Team would like to invite applications to the Change Fund.
Bids are invited from the Third and Independent Sector and from Statutory Agencies, for projects which will assist in Shifting the Balance of Care from an acute to a community setting. Funding Applications would have to meet with the remit of the Change Plan. Guidance and Applications Forms for the Change Fund Grant Scheme can be found on http://www.chascp.org/.
The closing date for applications is the 27 July 2012.
Overarching Key Priorities and Outcomes of the Western Isles Change Fund are as follows:
Reduction of hospital emergency admissions for older people
Facilitation of accelerated discharge from hospital for older people
To move towards a re-ablement model
To increase support at home for older people
To enhance Third Sector capacity and sustainability
Effective shared planning and use of resources
Re-align secondary care, care home and housing support provision
Support carers capacity through a range of appropriate services delivered primarily through the Third Sector
Development of anticipatory care models
Maximise the development, impact and benefits realisation of eHealth (telehealthcare)