Aberdeen's Golden Games

The award-winning free festival of sports and activities for the over-65s featured more than 30 different activities at venues spanning the length and breadth of the city in 2015, from Monday 08 June to Friday 12 June.

The programme got under way on the Monday with activities including technogym, line dancing, swimming, a health walk, table tennis, wellbeing sessions, badminton, a care home pentathlon and wall climbing.

Activities continued on the Tuesday with sessions including seated zumba, pickleball, a bicycle roadshow, chi gung, walking football and croquet. Wednesday's events included pilates, boccia, retro rhythms, and outdoor and 10-pin bowling.

Thursday's activities featured golf, ice skating, a bird walk on Bennachie, and an open gym session, amongst many other activities. Friday's activities included Nordic walking, health stretch exercises, tai chi, putting, bowling, and tennis.

The 6th Golden Games will take place from the 9th - 17th June 2016.

News and Developments

IJB meeting, August 2017

Aberdeen’s Integration Joint Board will meet at the Health Village on Frederick Street at 10am on Tuesday 15 August.

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IJB Annual Report 2016-17

The Aberdeen Integration Joint Board (IJB) has published its Annual Report 2016-17.

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Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry

Find out more about the scope of the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry, how Aberdeen City Council is supporting its investigations, and about how you can receive support if you are affected by any of the issues raised.

Unaudited accounts 2016/17

In the interests of transparency and public awareness, Aberdeen City Council will publish the unaudited Annual Accounts for the financial year 2016/2017 on the 30th June 2017.

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Partnership Matters, June 2017

Our latest ‘Partnership Matters’ newsletter features a host of articles about topics across the spectrum of what we do.

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IJB June meeting

Aberdeen’s Integration Joint Board will meet at the Aberdeen Health & Care Village on Tuesday, 6 June.

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IJB March meeting

Aberdeen’s Integration Joint Board will meet at the Town House on Tuesday (28 March).

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Partnership seeks Head of Strategy and Transformation

Aberdeen City Health & Social Care Partnership has launched the recruitment process for a Head of Strategy and Transformation.

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Supporting Documents

Supporting documents for the post are also provided, including the shape of the Executive Team, and the IJB’s Integration Scheme and Strategic Plan 2016–19.

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New multi-million pound centre for severely disabled hailed ‘best in country’

A new multi-million pound day centre which will help transform the lives of some of Aberdeen’s most vulnerable adults has opened its doors for the first time.

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HEART Awards celebrate outstanding achievement

Outstanding achievement has been celebrated in the Beach Ballroom at Aberdeen Health & Social Care Partnership’s first HEART Awards.

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Latest Partnership Matters newsletter

The latest edition of the ACHSCP newsletter, Partnership Matters, feature articles on our strategic priorities, the Buurtzorg model of community care and nursing, the new ‘Priority Families’ service, new developments regarding unpaid carers . . . . a

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IJB January meeting

Integration Joint Board members will hold their next meeting in Committee Room 2 in the Town House, Broad Street, at 10am on Tuesday 31 January.

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IJB November meeting

Integration Joint Board members will hold their next meeting in Committee Room 2 in the Town House, Broad Street, at 10am on Tuesday 15 November.

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Breastfeeding Welcome Scheme launched

An ambitious new Breastfeeding Welcome Scheme (BFWS) has been launched in Aberdeen to make sure nursing mums can feed their infants in with confidence in city shops and cafes.

Health & Social Care Partnership having “very good” impact on local community, say watchdogs

The city’s new Health & Social Care Partnership is already having a “very good” impact on the people of Aberdeen, says Scotland’s health and care watchdog bodies.

Joint Inspection Report - Summary

The Care Inspectorate and Healthcare Improvement Scotland have published their joint inspection report into health and social care services for older people in Aberdeen.

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Young poet impresses in Partnership’s summer newsletter

A moving poem on the subject of dementia, written by a local 17-year-old, is the highlight of the just-published summer edition of the Partnership’s newsletter.

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IJB August meeting

Aberdeen Integration Joint Board members will meet at Aberdeen Health & Care Village on Frederick Street on Tuesday 30 August at 10am.

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Dementia Action Plan makes solid start

Significant achievements have been made in the first two years of Aberdeen’s Dementia Action Plan 2014-24, a new progress report shows.

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National Carers Week highlights Aberdeen’s own ‘champion

National Carers Week went ahead across the UK last month – and gave Aberdeen the opportunity to highlight its very own unpaid carers’ champion.

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Latest on tobacco-free future for Aberdeen

The Aberdeen Tobacco-free Alliance (ATfA) has published the second edition of its bi-annual news bulletin.

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‘Improving health’ course lined up this autumn

Aberdeen’s Public Health Team has organised a course aimed at helping health and wellbeing professionals increase their confidence in taking action to reduce health inequalities.

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'Improving Health' course booking form

The 'Improving Health: Developing Effective Practice' course booking form is here

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IJB draft minutes of June meeting published

Draft minutes have been published for the most recent meeting of the Integration Joint Board.

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Code of Conduct published for IJB members

A Code of Conduct has been published for members of Aberdeen City Health & Social Care Partnership’s Integration Joint Board.

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Integration Joint Board meeting

Integration Joint Board members will meet at Aberdeen Health & Care Village on Frederick Street on Tuesday 28 June at 10am.

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The Way Ahead: Senior Leadership & Transformation Projects

Welcome to this special edition of Partnership Matters, featuring the senior management structure and our first transformational projects.

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Golden Games team shortlisted for national award

The groups behind Aberdeen’s Golden Games are in the running for a national award.

Health and social care in Aberdeen lined up for £13million transformation boost

A £13.6milion programme of priority projects to kick-start the transformation of health and social care in Aberdeen has been agreed by the Integration Joint Board (IJB).

Integration Joint Board meetings 2016-18

Aberdeen’s Integration Joint Board, which has strategic responsibility for integrated health and social care services in the city, has published the dates of its meetings over the next two years.

ACHSCP Mainstreaming Equality and Diversity Report

Aberdeen City Health & Social Care Partnership has published its finalised Mainstreaming Equality and Diversity Report following six weeks of consultations.

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ACHSCP Equality Outcomes Report

The finalised Aberdeen City Health and Social Care Partnership Equality Outcomes Report has been published.

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Work begins on new multi-million pound community hub for folk with learning disabilities

Cllr Len Ironside, Tom Cowan and service users at the site of the new learning disability centre

Construction has started on a new £4.3million learning disability centre in Aberdeen.

New health and care partnership pledges seamless services for Aberdeen communities

IJB Chair Len Ironside with Vice Chair Jonathan Passmore and Chief Officer Judith Proctor at ACHSCP launch

Aberdeen City Health & Social Care Partnership will be launched this week, bringing NHS and Aberdeen City Council services together to benefit local communities.

ACHSCP Strategic Plan 2016-19

Aberdeen City Health & Social Care Partnership has published its Strategic Plan 2016-19.

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Staff and Partner Agency Workshops

Feedback: Workshop May 2015

Integration Workshop held on Wednesday 27 May 2015 in the Beach Ballroom.

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Partnership Matters: December 2015

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This is our last partnership newsletter of the year and it seems like time has flown by with so much happening and so much planned for the next few months.

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Clustering Together: Newsletter for GPs and Practice Managers

There is much happening in sexual health - included here is information about their drop in service, new arrangements for patient self referral for terminations and a contact number for urgent queries. Further articles that we hope are of interest.

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