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Rights in Mind

Date: 05/2017 Category: Policy and Legislation

Mental Welfare Commission guidance that lists people's rights when they are first admitted to hospital, when they are on the ward, when they are discharged and when they are being treated in the ocmmunity.
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Transforming Psychological Trauma: A Skills and Knowledge Framework for The Scottish Workforce

Date: 05/2017 Category: Policy and Legislation

A Knowledge and Skills Framework from NHS Education for Scotland (NES) with a goal of supporting workers to understand the knowledge and skills required to successfully deliver quality, evidence based trauma informed or trauma specific services to people affected by traumatic events.
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National Action Plan on Internet Safety for Children and Young People

Date: 04/2017 Category: Policy and Legislation

The Scottish Government's refreshed action plan on internet safety for children and young people, building on actions set out in the Scottish Government's 2010 Action Plan on Child Internet Safety and the 2011/12 Scottish Action Plan on Child Internet Safety and Responsible Use. The action plan includes 23 actions under five intermediate outcomes.
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The Keys to Life: Report of the Care Inspectorate's Inspection Focus Area 2014-16

Date: 03/2017 Category: Policy and Legislation

The first thematic report by the Care Inspectorate on inspections of services for adults with learning disabilities in Scotland. The report results are the findings of focused inspection work by the Care Inspectorate over a two year period which examined the quality of care experienced by adults with learning disabilities and the impact of The Keys to Life Policy in care homes and care at home services. The report shows that the overwhelming majority of care is performing well, and in most cases continuing to improve.
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Protecting Scotland’s Children and Young People - It is Still Everyone's Job

Date: 03/2017 Category: Policy and Legislation

The Child Protection Systems Review, published by the Scottish Government, which makes 12 recommendations covering Initial/Significant Case Reviews, Child Protection Committees, the Child Protection Register, and matters of leadership, governance and accountability.
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Using scrutiny to drive outcomes: Improving quality of life for people with learning disabilities in Scotland

Date: 02/2017 Category: Policy and Legislation

A report by the Centre for Public Scrutiny (CfPS) and the Scottish Commission for Learning Disability (SCLD) designed to better understand the responsibilities scrutiny bodies have and the possible contributions they can make towards meeting learning disability policy and strategy outcomes.
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'Trees That Bend In The Wind’- Exploring The Experiences Of Front Line Support Workers Delivering Palliative And End Of Life Care

Date: 02/2017 Category: Policy and Legislation

A Scottish Care report on the role of social care staff in palliative and end of life care. The report includes a series of recommendations which include to ensure palliative and end of life care support and training is specifically targeted at the needs of the front line workforce and articulate the role of a front line social care worker.
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