Here in Lanarkshire, and indeed across Scotland, the next year will bring a significant reform in the way adult health and social care services are provided.
In April 2015, integration came into effect in local areas led by two Health and Social Care Partnerships (H&SCPs) in North and South Lanarkshire respectively.
So, what will that mean, who’s involved and why is integration necessary?
A Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) webpage has been published to equip staff, partners and public with vital information on the integration of adult health and social care.
Our FAQ has been written to offer a jargon-free explanation to these and many other key questions.