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Theme Home Safety
Not For Play, Keep Them away launched in NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Health Board (NHSGGC) area in July 2013. NHSGGC Health Improvement, Public Health leads on the programme and works closely with RoSPA, The Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow, Health Visiting Teams, Health Improvement Teams in HSCP’s and with families of young children.
Theme Road Safety
Travelling in Confidence is a Road Safety initiative which aims to reduce the number of persons aged 60 and over who are injured whilst travelling on a bus. Police Scotland are the lead organisation and worked in partnership with First Bus, Lothian Buses, Roar – Connections for Life, Age Scotland, Road Safety Scotland, RoSPA, Transport Scotland, City of Edinburgh Council.
The East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership recently opened the Wellwynd Hub as a home safety resource to help older people keep active and independent, providing early intervention. Those visiting the Wellwynd Hub can try out therapeutic equipment to enable safety independence, community alarm and telecare equipment alongside other technology enabled care (TEC) solutions.
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