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Understanding and using the new Health and Social Care Standards - A Booklet for unpaid carers

Date: 05/2018 Category: Policy and Legislation

The Scottish Government has published a booklet to help unpaid carers to understand and use the new Health and Social Care Standards. The booklet explains what the Standards mean for unpaid carers and the people they look after. Examples of carer involvement are included to illustrate how the Standards can be applied to everyday practice across a range of health and social care services. The booklet also includes information on provisions in the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 on carer involvement.
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The Wellbeing Bingo Game

Date: 03/2018 Category: Policy and Legislation

A resource, produced by the Getting to Know Getting It Right For Every Child Team and National Third Sector Getting It Right For Every Child Project, designed to encourage young people to think about their own wellbeing, to share any concerns they have and to explore ways to improve their wellbeing with appropriate support.
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People's experience in adult social care services: improving the experience of care and support for people using adult social care services

Date: 02/2018 Category: Policy and Legislation

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance on the care and support of adults receiving social care in their own homes, residential care and community settings. It aims to help people understand what type and quality of care they can expect and to improve their experience by supporting them to make decisions about the care they receive. A number of recommendations for services are included in the guidance, on providing information, assessing care needs and care planning, providing care and support, staff skills and experience, and involving people who use services in service design and improvement.
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You Matter

Date: 02/2018 Category: Policy and Legislation

Marie Curie resource to help people to think about their end of life care. The resource tells people, families and health care professionals how to make person-centred care available to more people. Steps towards person-centred care, including preparing a Power of Attorney, personal wishes and planning ahead to record the type of care a person wants are all covered in the resource.
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Early and Effective Intervention and the Named Person Service

Date: 01/2018 Category: Policy and Legislation

A practice note highlighting the key messages supporting early and effective intervention, developed in response to concerns regarding the impact of the Supreme Court judgement in relation to the Named Person policy. The note was developed by the Whole System Approach Implementation Group and published by the Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice (CYCJ).
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Adverse Childhood Experiences in children at high risk of harm to others. A gendered perspective

Date: 01/2018 Category: Policy and Legislation

A Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice (CYCJ) documenting the prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences in a sample of 130 young people under 18 who present high levels of risk in relation to violent, sexual or extremist behaviours.
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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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