Our work with providers
Our partners in the independent and voluntary sectors make a valuable contribution to health and social care provision in North Ayrshire. We support their development as a key resource in the increasing demand for services.
We work alongside partner agencies such as education and housing. We liaise with regulatory bodies such as Care Inspectorate and Mental Welfare Commission. We ensure that people have access to the highest quality care.
A range of provider forums enable partners from the independent, voluntary and public sectors to work together to develop and provide high quality, responsive health and social care services. Care and Support Forums in North Ayrshire – Description and 2020 Calendar.
* PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL FORUMS ARE CURRENTLY SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
North Ayrshire Health and Social Care Provider Forum (NAHSCPPF) is a quarterly forum with all care groups across all sectors invited to attend.
31 January 2020
24 April 2020
31 July 2020
30 October 2020
Service specific forums for Children Services, Care Homes (Adults), Care at Home, Adult Community Support Providers and Alcohol Drug Partnership are also in operation.
5 December 2019: Children Services Provider Forum
6 January 2020: Care Home Forum (Adults)
28 February 2020: Adult Services Community Support Forum
6 March 2020: Children Services Providers Forum
14 April 2020: Care Home Forum (Adults)
15 May 2020: Care at Home Forum
5 June 2020: Children Services Providers Forum
27 July 2020: Care Home Forum (Adults)
21 August 2020: Alcohol & Drug Partnership Forum
31 August 2020: Adult Services Community Support Forum
4 September 2020: Children Services Provider Forum
2 October 2020: Care Home Forum (Adults)
9 November 2020: Care at Home Forum
4 December 2020: Children Services Providers Forum
Self-directed support (SDS) gives you have more flexibility, choice, and control over the care and support you need. It means you can decide where, when and in what way you get your support. You can also have as little, or as much help as you want to arrange your support.
Carena is a website. It connects people who use care and support services in North Ayrshire, with service providers. You can search for:
- Local community information and what’s on
- Health and social care providers
Our aim is to develop a mixed economy of care. We hope to increase the involvement of social enterprise and create a more integrated health and social care sector.