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Co-ordinated, integrated and fit for purpose: A Delivery Framework for Adult Rehabilitation in Scotland

DescriptionA delivery framework for adult rehabilitation in Scotland.
Official Print Publication DateFebruary 2007
Website Publication DateFebruary 21, 2007


ISBN 978 0 7559 5301 1
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Foreword by Olivia Giles

1. Introduction by the Chief Health Professions Officer

2. Policy context and background
Policy context
Rehabilitation services in Scotland

3. A new approach to rehabilitation
Creating the vision
Developing a model for future rehabilitation services
Supporting the future model for rehabilitation

4. The three target groups
Older people
People with long-term conditions
People returning from work absence and/or aiming to stay in employment (vocational rehabilitation)

5. Recommendations for action
Six statements
Five key actions
Four priorities for NHS Boards and local authorities
1. Access
Views of users of the service
Access - recommendations
2. Local service provision
Views of users of the service
Local service provision - recommendations
3. Enablement and self-managed care
Views of users of the service
Enablement and self-managed care - recommendations
4. Comprehensive and evidence-based services
Views of users of the service
Comprehensive and evidence-based services - recommendations
5. Sustainable multi-professional teams
Views of users of the service
Sustainable multi-professional teams - recommendations
6. Capacity
Views of users of the service
Capacity - recommendations

6. Delivering the vision

Appendix 1