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Glasgow Association For Mental Health 29 Jul 2019

We would like to use the fund for the implementation and procurement of an online software solution to be used by the Glasgow City Carers Partnership (GCCP) in a city wide database/caseload management system. This software solution would be used by all of the third sector partners and care services for carers and would be accessible by 60 concurrent users. This fund would enable the GCCP to complete the final stages of procurement which involves some further consultation between the third sector GCIS steering group. After software demonstrations from both suppliers and evaluation and testing of both systems the next stage is the design, build, test and deployment phase. The Partnership has been through a detailed process with milestones to reach at each stage of this process. Extensive work and collaboration has been carried out with the help of all of GCIS steering group partners 15.1.19 – Workshop with steering group facilitated by Storm ID a) Identify internal and external user groups b) Capture their goals, motivations and frustrations c) Identify and map out the existing business processes d) identify and understand user experiences of current processes 22.1.19 – Second workshop with steering group was facilitated by Storm ID a) Identify user requirements for a new system b) writing user stories to reflect these requirements c) Prioritising user stories 7.2.19 – Project Manager prepared an evaluation process document along with a Software Requirement specification for the steering group to use for the selection process for the new case management and reporting system 11.2.19 – Project Manager created and submitted a proposal to the GCCP steering group to carry out an options appraisal for the (GCIS) Glasgow Carers Information System 25.4.19 – Storm ID Consultancy completed the Options appraisal exercise and this was circulated between the GCCP partnership and GCIS steering group for discussion. 28.5.19 – Discussion and sign off for options appraisal report with the next stage agreed to meet the two shortlisted suppliers for demonstration. Introduction to partners and volunteered to take on the responsibility from Volunteer Glasgow. At present the GCCP partners do not have a centrally standardised and efficient system for managing cases, monitoring and reporting. They use collections of databases, excel docs, word docs and paper processes to try and manage this currently. This is labour intensive and inefficient and can be complex for staff to use and errors and corruption can occur. This fragmented approach places a strain on the current services with burdening office administration and limits the reporting capabilities and the time that can be spent directly with carers. The procurement and deployment of this new online system will have a large impact on the carers support service and will enable the staff to work more effectively and efficiently. This will increase the service capacity and allow more time to be spent working directly with carers. SEE ATTACHED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The Merry Widow Educational Workshops 28 Jan 2019

The Merry Widow Educational Workshops

Amount: £3,500
Funder: The Robertson Trust
Recipient: Opera Bohemia
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

The Specially Adapted Caravan 28 Jan 2019

The Specially Adapted Caravan

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Robertson Trust
Recipient: SAMs SCIO
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

The Children and Youth Work Project (BEE) 25 Feb 2019

The Children and Youth Work Project (BEE)

Amount: £27,000
Funder: The Robertson Trust
Recipient: St. George's & St. Peter's Community ...
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

The Volunteer Coordinator for the Volunteer Programme 25 Feb 2019

The Volunteer Coordinator for the Volunteer Programme

Amount: £30,000
Funder: The Robertson Trust
Recipient: Whiteinch Centre
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

Grant to Fuse Youth Cafe 25 Mar 2019

Our History 2

Amount: £43,800
Funder: The National Lottery Heritage Fund
Recipient: Fuse Youth Cafe
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

Community, support and integration in Govan. 24 Jan 2019

£10,000 towards core costs

Amount: £10,000
Funder: A B Charitable Trust
Recipient: Govan Community Project
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

Unity 29 Jul 2019

We are seeking funding to provide staff with arrange of training that will increase their skill, knowledge and confidence to undertake this work and to produce high quality, outcome focused plans/statements which accurately reflect the carers needs and how these can be best met. Each Centre has held staff meetings to discuss with staff about what training they would benefit from and we have contacted several training organisations, we also sought the advice of colleagues within the HSCP about the training and training providers that would be most relevant and of the highest quality. From this activity we have identified In Control Scotland as a suitable training provide and would like to work with them to deliver the following 1 day sessions • Understanding self-directed support • Getting to grips with support planning • Support planning • Embedding a personal outcomes approach in practice • That's Life – person centred approaches to risk • Recap and Review session These sessions are relevant to all 3 centres. Individually each Centre's staff teams are quite small and the respective managers think it would be beneficial to undertake the training with peers from other Centres as this would facilitate greater discussion, sharing of practice and encourage network and peer support. The above training is very relevant to the specific duty of adult carer support plans and young carer statements but will also influence the practice of how our staff support carers on a day to day basis. During the staff consultation, they also identified training and support in relation to hosting meetings, information events and support groups. For this reason we would also like to incorporate a session called Crafted Meetings by Tic Toc training. This training provider has recently worked with Dumfries and Galloway Carers Centre and evaluated extremely positively. Finally in addition to the above training we have identified the need to improve the staffs ability and confidence in using information technology. All 3 Centres were part of a consortium application to the first round of CATS funding and were awarded funding for a new management information system. This new system can be accessed from out with the office and this has required the Centres to change their IT operating systems to Microsoft Office 365 and our staff need support to make the most out of this system. Again we have identified a training course delivered by Tic Toc training called, "Time management and putting outlook to work." Some of the stated outcomes of this training include • Full utilisation and value from Office 365 • Less pressure and stress – develop 'e-resilience' • More in control of daily tasks and projects • Handle interruptions better • Distinguish being 'busy' from being 'productive' • More reliable – less procrastination • Less time spent dealing with emails • Time saved due to better prioritisation/focus • Better 'work life balance' • Better team working • More efficient processes After every training session we would ask all staff who attended to complete a training evaluation form. We would then gather the information and discuss with staff. We would have follow up sessions at the 3 month & 6 month stage. Again, fully involving staff and management. We would also discuss with staff at team meetings and at each staff members supervision sessions. We would also have a team catch up specifically to discuss the training and the impact it was having. This would all be documented and assessed by management. We would speak to carers after the training and ask them if the service has improved since staff received this training. We have centre evaluation forms and we would have questions around the training added to it. Carers could then directly let us know the impact of the training after staff have attended.

Amount: £9,888
Funder: Scottish Council For Voluntary Organisations
Recipient: Unity
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

Costs of a family worker 02 Apr 2019

Towards the costs of a family worker.

Amount: £500
Funder: Woodward Charitable Trust
Recipient: Cranhill Parish Church
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

The salary costs of two Youth Workers 28 Jan 2019

The salary costs of two Youth Workers

Amount: £30,000
Funder: The Robertson Trust
Recipient: Antonine Court Ltd
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

The New Horizons Project 25 Feb 2019

The New Horizons Project

Amount: £30,000
Funder: The Robertson Trust
Recipient: Scottish Youth Dance
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

The running costs of Scottish Sports Futures 29 Jan 2019

The running costs of Scottish Sports Futures

Amount: £50,000
Funder: The Robertson Trust
Recipient: Scottish Sports Futures
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

Whiteinch Centre 08 Jan 2019

The Whiteinch Centre is a volunteer led community organisation offering a range of educational and recreational activities for people of all ages. As their projects are delivered by volunteers, they would use the award to increase the skills on the team with accredited volunteer training.

Amount: £250
Funder: Virgin Money Foundation
Recipient: Whiteinch Centre
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

Towards courses to help those with PTSD 01 Apr 2019

Towards courses to help those with PTSD.

Amount: £750
Funder: Woodward Charitable Trust
Recipient: RETUNE
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

Grant to Civic Room 29 Jan 2019

The life of LISA

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The National Lottery Heritage Fund
Recipient: Civic Room
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

Grant to WEvolution 24 Jul 2019

Towards core costs associated with overseeing the transition to a new partnership model of SRG expansion.

Amount: £149,999
Funder: Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
Recipient: WEvolution
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

ROYSTON YOUTH ACTION 08 Jan 2019

Royston Youth Action delivers a vast and inclusive programme of activities to enhance the physical, social and mental well-being of all the young people they support. They would use the award to purchase materials for their life skills sessions for young people.

Amount: £1,000
Funder: Virgin Money Foundation
Recipient: ROYSTON YOUTH ACTION
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

Family Addiction Support Services (FASS) 08 Jan 2019

FASS support families and individuals who are coping with the effects and stigma attached to addiction. They would use the award to purchase materials for their annual remembrance service inviting families to remember their loved ones.

Salary costs of the Youth Training Officer 12 Mar 2019

Salary costs of the Youth Training Officer

Amount: £45,000
Funder: The Robertson Trust
Recipient: Parkhead Citizens Advice Bureau
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

The costs of the Wheelbeing Project 12 Mar 2019

The costs of the Wheelbeing Project

Amount: £16,000
Funder: The Robertson Trust
Recipient: Glasgow Bike Shed Limited
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City