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Scottish Social Care

26th November 2019

Adult Support and Protection – Improvement Plan 2019-2022

Susan Donnelly Scottish Mental Health

    Improvement Plan 2019-2022 The Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007 is now 12 years old. This laid the foundation for...

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26th November 2019

Registration of Support Workers in Care at Home and Housing Support Services – Deadline Approaching

Susan Donnelly Scottish Mental Health

  The Care Inspectorate has registered approximately 1,030 Care at Home services, with another 441* support services in Scotland. This number...

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01st August 2019

Challenging Mental Ill Health Stigma – Change starts with us!

Susan Donnelly Scottish Mental Health

  Mental ill health can happen to anyone, it doesn’t discriminate and it’s not like a visible illness. The issue of...

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30th April 2018

Information to support you and your staff in meeting the Health and Social Care

Senga Currie Head of Care Development (Scotland)

    Hello to all our Scottish clients, it was great meeting some of you at the recent Care Roadshow at Hampden...

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28th September 2017

Headline Outcome – Involving People in Decisions About Care

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

  It will be useful for services to become familiar with the layout and content of the new Health and Social...

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25th September 2017

Expectations of Care: New Standards in Scotland

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

New health and social care standards are being introduced in Scotland, to be fully implemented during 2018. The standards are...

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08th September 2017

Rights of people with a disability

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

A UN Committee on the rights of disabled people has severely criticised the UK for its treatment of people with...

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04th September 2017

Personal Outcomes in Health and Social Care

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

The new Scottish Health and Social Care standards have been finalised and agreed this year. From next year, after further...

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25th August 2017

Self-directed support: a change for the better?

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

Self-directed support (SDS) is a flagship policy of Scottish Government, first implemented as a 10-year program seven years ago. It...

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18th August 2017

Finding solutions: Asset Mapping

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

What is it? Otherwise known as community mapping, it is an established method or procedure for participants with a common interest...

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