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2018 National Improvement Framework and Improvement Plan for Education

Date: 12/2017 Category: Policy and Legislation

The Scottish Government has published the latest National Improvement Framework and Improvement Plan for Education. The vision, priorities and drivers of improvement set out in the document will underpin the Government’s education reform and improvement agenda in the year ahead. It contains details about ongoing and new improvement activity that the Scottish Government will be taking forward or supporting at national level, alongside the latest evidence on each of the current priorities for education.
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People with Learning Disabilities in Scotland: 2017 Health Needs Assessment Update

Date: 12/2017 Category: Policy and Legislation

NHS Health Scotland has published 'People with Learning Disabilities: 2017 Health Needs Assessment Update Report' providing a broad overview of the current research evidence of the health needs of adults with learning disabilities. The original Health Needs Assessment report was published in 2005.
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Responding to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) In Scotland - Multi Agency Guidance

Date: 11/2017 Category: Policy and Legislation

Scottish Government guidance which provides a framework within which agencies and practitioners can develop and agree processes for working collaboratively and individually to promote the safety and wellbeing of women and girls and supplements agencies and organisations own policies and procedures on FGM.
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A model of engagement with children, young people and planners in the development of children’s services plans

Date: 11/2017 Category: Policy and Legislation

A Scottish Government a pilot report which describes the process and details the outputs from a pilot run by the Edinburgh Children’s Partnership. For the partners in Edinburgh, the pilot initiative was a way to develop a methodology for engagement that is jointly owned by children, young people and adult duty-bearers which might then be shared as a model of good practice.
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National Accommodation Strategy for Sex Offenders

Date: 11/2017 Category: Policy and Legislation

Guidance on Parameters and Minimum Standards for Conducting Environmental Risk Assessments (ERA) has been published by the Scottish Government. The document has been produced in response to a recommendation in the HM Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS) and Care Inspectorate Joint Thematic Review of MAPPA in Scotland, published in November 2015. The purpose of the minimum practice standards is to ensure national consistency of the data and information which is considered when carrying out an ERA across all Responsible Authorities, and to provide clear guidance on the information that must be checked when assessing the manageability of accommodation when housing registered sex offenders in local communities.
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Fostering and adoption 2016–17 statistical bulletin

Date: 11/2017 Category: Care Inspectorate Publications, Policy and Legislation

A 2016-17 statistical bulletin published by the Care Inspectorate on fostering and adoption. The report shows services in Scotland which generally operate at a high level of care and also shares evidence from inspections suggesting local authorities face some challenges in the recruitment of foster families, resulting in foster carers not having sufficient approved places for whole sibling groups.
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Respect for All: The National Approach to Anti-bullying for Scotland's Children and Young People

Date: 11/2017 Category: Policy and Legislation

Refreshed anti-bullying guidance for people who work with children and young people.The Scottish Government publication aims to support all practitioners to develop environments where bullying cannot thrive and where respect, difference and positive relationships are promoted and celebrated.
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Connecting People, Connecting Support: Transforming the allied health professionals’ contribution to supporting people living with dementia in Scotland, 2017-2020

Date: 09/2017 Category: Policy and Legislation

An Alzheimer Scotland and Scottish Government framework to support allied health professionals' contribution to supporting people living with dementia in Scotland over the next three years.
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