Integration Joint Board
In September 2015, Robert Packham took up the new post of Chief Officer for the Perth and Kinross Integration Joint Board for health and social care, the body is now taking forward integration work. The Chief Officer and the Integration Joint Board are overseeing the arrangements for the integration of adult health and social care services provided by NHS Tayside and Perth & Kinross Council, including those delivered in partnership with local Third Sector organisations.
The Integration Joint Board is made up of local elected members, non-executive members of NHS Tayside Board, Third Sector, Carer and Service User representatives and officials from NHS Tayside and Perth & Kinross Council.
The Third Sector has been included through PKAVS Third Sector & Volunteering Hubs as the Third Sector Interface. Helen MacKinnon, Chief Officer - Third Sector Interface, is the Third Sector representative on the Board and reports to a forum of Third Sector organisations in her role. Helen is also a member of the Chief Officers Group which comprises the senior leads within the health and social care partnership. A description of the Integration Joint Board Representative’s Role can be accessed here.
Third Sector Briefing Note of each Integration Joint Board meeting is available here.
Perth and Kinross Health and Social Care Partnership has published its second Annual Performance Report. The Report sets out how the Partnership performed in 2017/18 against national outcome indicators set by the Scottish Government. You can read the report here.
Strategic Planning Group
Our Health and Social Care Partnership set out its commitment to change the way it supports and delivers health and social care services over the next 3 years in its Strategic Commissioning Plan 2016-19. The third sector was involved in shaping the plan and will be a key partner in its implementation and ongoing monitoring and review.
Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy Group
The Keys to Life
Autism for All Ages Strategic Group
ARC Scotland facilitates the Perth and Kinross Learning Disability Providers Forum. This group has members from service provider organisations and other agencies and individuals who are interested in ensuring people with learning difficulties have access to high-quality services and to a good life in their community.