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Lorna Muir

Care at Home Services in Renfrewshire
Registered Manager

Lorna has been involved in social work services for almost 25 years and is presently the registered manager for Care at Home services in Renfrewshire.  Previously her role included the management of hospital based social services as well as Renfrewshire wide mental health and addiction services.

As registered manager for Care at Home Lorna is responsible for the management and development of local authority home care and housing support services in Renfrewshire. These include reablement services, home care, 4 extra care housing complexes, Renfrewshire community meals service and community alarms and telecare.

Lorna, who was previously a member of the National Care Standards care at home Scottish working group, is an active member of the ADSW Home Care sub group and represents both ADSW and TSA on the Scottish National Telehealth and Telecare Advisory Board.

Renfrewshire Community Alarm Service was the first local authority provider in the United Kingdom to achieve accreditation to the Service Tailoring, Installation and Response Modules of the Telecare Code of Practice as well as the European Technical Specification for Social Alarms and now currently holds Platinum member status of TSA.  The service was also the first winner of TSA's Crystal Award for Excellence.