ELCCF supports service user representation on the Joint Health and Social Care Partnership's Reference Groups

The East Lothian Health And Social Care Partnership changed it's planning structure in October 2018 from condition specific groups to 'themed' groups that plan for change around specific areas of provision.  The reference groups sit under Change Boards.

Reference Group for Adults with Complex Needs

This group has been set up largely to work on areas of service delivery for people with a learning disability and people with a physical disability and sensory impairment.

The current area of work is a Community Review on Adult day support/services.

Representing learning disabilities: 

Service User Rep: Andy Murray, Smart Talk Group

Representing Physical Disabilities and Sensory Impairment

Service User Reps: Janice Thomson, Ken Reid

Reference Group for Adults with Mental Health Issues and Addiction

The current area of work is still to be decided

Representing learning disabilities: 

Service User Rep: Andrew Kernohan, Susan Forgie and Georgie

Reference Group - Reprovisions

This group has been set up  to work on services that have been identified for re-provision.

The current area of work is reprovision of Edington and Belhaven Hospitals and Eskgreen and Abbey Care Homes

Service User Representatives:  Marilyn McNeill 

Reference Group - Shifting the Balance of Care

This group has been set up largely to work on areas of service delivery for older people

The current area of work is not yet known

Service User Rep: Roz Graham

Reference Group - Primary Care

This group has been set up  to oversee service planning for Primary Care

The current area of work is not known

Service User Representatives:  Still to be recruited

How you can participate

Your views are important to help us influence the planning and provision of Health and Social Care Services.  Below are ways that you can give your views and share your experiences (good & not so good) about the health and social care services you have received...And ideas about how they can be improved!   

The Representatives will take them forward!

  • You can write a message on our 'Have Your Say' page.  

  • You can telephone the ELCCF office on:01620 822212 and speak with one of the staff

       Or email us on: info@elccf.org​

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  • You can meet the representatives at their quarterly meetings to hear what is happening on the strategy groups and participate in the dicussions.

       The next meeting...

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