Services for older people in Edinburgh

Report of a joint inspection of adult health and social care services

Inspection dates: October - December 2016

In conjunction with The Care Inspectorate we have recently completed a joint inspection of services for older people in Edinburgh.

The purpose of the joint inspection was to find out how well the health and social work services partnership delivered good personal outcomes for older people and their unpaid carers in Edinburgh.

We assessed against a set of quality indicators and based on the findings of this inspection, this service has been awarded the following grades:

Quality indicator

Heading

Evaluation

1.

Key outcomes for older people and key performance outcomes

Weak

2.

Getting help at the right time

Weak

3.

Impact on staff

Adequate

4.

Impact on the community

Adequate

5.

Delivery of key processes

Unsatisfactory

6.

Strategic planning and plans to improve services

Weak

7.

Management and support of staff

Adequate

8.

Partnership working

Adequate

9.

Leadership and direction

Weak

This report identifies strengths in service provision and also makes recommendations for improvement.

Published Date: 16 May 2017

Scrutiny

More information

Visit the joint inspection section of our website to learn about our programme of joint inspections into older peoples health and social care services.

These reports are also available on The Care Inspectorate website.