Promoting Inclusion: Shared Assesment:
Multi-Agency Planning and Practice

Presented in March, 2004

Partnerships

Alan Suttie, Chief Executive, Fife Society for the Blind

Vision

The Society has a vision of high quality services being provided to meet the range of needs
of all those having a debilitating visual impairment in Fife. The society will show leadership in
providing, from a centre of excellence, services that draw on the strengths, resources and
knowledge that will come from working in close partnership with health, education, social work,
employment and voluntary services.

The current maze
The Current Maze

Multi-disciplinary
Multi-disciplinary

Inter-disciplinary
Inter-disciplinary

Intra-disiplinary
Intra-disciplinary

Health
Health

Transition
Education ‹› Employment

Child ‹› Adult

Sensory Impairment Centre

Service Agreements

Health

Social work

FSB

Community services

Education

Making Partnerships Work

Planning – involve, planning groups
Training – jointly learn, share knowledge
Monitoring – agreements, research