Dear Inverclyde Council,
Please could you provide answers to the questions below regarding Shared Services.
1. Do you currently have any shared services within Social Care with other Local Authorities?
If yes, please state with who and in what areas e.g Children’s, Adults etc…
2. Please describe your plans for joint working between Social Care and Health.
Dear Mr Fox
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Dear Mr Fox,
In response to your e-mail of 30^th December 2013 requesting information
under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, please find below
I attach a copy of the Inverclyde CHCP Sub Committee meeting, held in
August 2013. Please see item 9 on the agenda, which is a report outlining
the aims in providing a framework for integrating health and social care
services in a way that will support improving the quality and consistency
of health and social care services across Scotland.
I also note below the current services within Inverclyde CHCP which form
part of a ‘shared service’:
There are instances of Dual Child Protection Registration if a family have
moved into the Inverclyde area and are registered on the CP register of
another locality. This would be considered a shared service between
authorities, as would Inverclyde Adoption Services working closely with
NHS Health Visiting Services if a child has been adopted out with the
The services noted below operate across three Local Authority areas of
Inverclyde, Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire:
· Enhanced Throughcare Service (hosted by Inverclyde) – aimed at
prisoners serving custodial sentences of 4 years or more.
· Pathways Partnership Project (hosted by Renfrewshire) – offers
accredited groupwork service for convicted offenders subject to statutory
· Drug Treatment and Testing Order (DTTO) Service (hosted by East
In addition to above services, Inverclyde hosts the MAPPA Unit on behalf
of the 6 Local Authorities that make up the NSCJA (North Strathclyde
Criminal Justice Authority) and Police, Health and Scottish Prison
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