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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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Human rights and the right to health

Date: 12/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

A new briefing by NHS Scotland which focuses on the importance of promoting human rights and the right to health. The briefing includes a series of key messages which include applying a human rights-based approach (HRBA) to strengthen work to address health inequalities and improve health and reducing health inequalities is essential to protect the right to health.
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A guide to self-evaluation for community justice in Scotland

Date: 11/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation, Care Inspectorate Publications

A Care Inspectorate guide to self-evaluation to enable partners to help in their efforts to strive for continuous improvement and excellence in services. While the guide is primarily for statutory partners and the third sector to use as an approach for continuous improvement and striving for excellence, it also forms the basis of the model for scrutiny and inspection of community justice in the future.
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Useful information and quick tips for using the self-evaluation guide

Date: 11/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation, Care Inspectorate Publications

As part of the development of the OPI Framework, the Scottish Government commissioned the Care Inspectorate to develop a guide to self-evaluation that could be used by partners to help in their efforts to strive for continuous improvement and excellence in services.
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