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Therapeutic interventions after abuse and neglect

Date: 07/2018 Category: Policy and Legislation

The Social Care Institute for Excellence and National Institute for Health and Care Excellence have published a joint quick guide on therapeutic interventions for children experiencing abuse and neglect. The guide is for practitioners and managers supporting children, young people and families and has been launched alongside a fully interactive web resource. It outlines the different interventions that can be used after physical abuse, emotional abuse and neglect, and sexual abuse for children and young people aged between 0 and 17 years old. Guidance is provided on attachment-based interventions, child-parent psychotherapy, multi-systemic therapy, trauma-informed interventions and therapeutic programmes.
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A More Active Scotland: Scotland's Physical Activity Delivery Plan

Date: 07/2018 Category: Policy and Legislation

Scottish Government plan outlining the actions that they and partner organisations will take to support and enable people in Scotland to be more physically active. Actions for children and young people include encouraging more pupils to take part in activity, with more opportunities for sport in schools and after schools, a commitment to become the first Daily Mile Nation, focusing on outdoor learning as part of the pledge to increase the provision of free early learning and childcare, and developing the physical confidence and competence of children and young people.
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Guidance to support delivery of the Living Wage Commitment to Care at Home and Housing Support

Date: 07/2018 Category: Policy and Legislation

A tripartite document informed and agreed by Scottish Government, COSLA, CCPS and Scottish Care on behalf of providers to support local authorities and providers to help implement the Living Wage commitment in adult social care
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A Healthier Future: Scotland’s Diet & Healthy Weight Delivery Plan A Healthier Future: Scotland’s Diet & Healthy Weight Delivery Plan

Date: 07/2018 Category: Policy and Legislation

A delivery plan setting out how the Scottish Government, together with partners across the public and private sector, will help everybody in Scotland make healthier choices about food
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The Experience of the Experienced

Date: 06/2018 Category: Policy and Legislation

Scottish Care report on the independent social care workforce, exploring the employment journeys of experienced and older individuals working in nursing home, care home, care at home and housing support organisations. The report is based on interviews with nine social care workers, aged 41 – 71 years old, who have either entered the care sector later in life or have worked in the sector for a long time.
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Your choice of home in later life

Date: 06/2018 Category: Policy and Legislation

Age Scotland guide, which aims to help older people plan for their future housing needs while they have the financial and practical capability to do so. The dementia friendly booklet is designed to assist people to navigate the wide range of housing options available, direct them to extra help and support, and offer practical checklists for those looking to rent or buy.
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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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