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Scottish Social Care

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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10th August 2017

Old and young

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

Channel 4 has recently broadcast two programs showing how older people are helped by more interaction with the younger generation. Ten...

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04th August 2017

Wellbeing and the outdoors

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

A study has been carried out by the University of Warwick on over 50 care homes in the UK. The...

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20th July 2017

Learning from Scotland’s NHS

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

In times of difficulty for our national health services, it is encouraging to see a positive approach being recognised, by...

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17th July 2017

Placements away from Home

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

It is an easy to accept argument that when help and support is needed, then this is best provided as...

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07th July 2017

Self-directed support – getting there?

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

Self-directed support is a national strategic framework in Scotland, to maximise the personalisation of care and support services, extending person-centred...

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28th June 2017

Poor practice in some care homes

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

There have been many major recent events for the country, relayed in our news week by week. However, some recent...

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21st June 2017

Finalised Scottish National Health and Social Care standards

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

The Scottish Government has announced a new set of Health and Social care standards which will become fully applicable from...

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19th June 2017

Registration of care staff in Scotland

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

The Scottish Social Services Council(SSSC) is the regulatory body for social care staff in Scotland. It oversees the registration, workforce...

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09th June 2017

Community support for mental health

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

The Mental Welfare Commission(Scotland) carried out a 2016 survey of the opinions of people with mental health problems being supported...

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