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Handle with Care: A Report on the Moving and Handling of Children and Young People with Disabilities

Date: 02/2008 Category: Policy and Legislation

A research report published by Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People on the moving and handling of children with disabilities. The work was carried out after the Commissioner was contacted by a number of young people with disabilities and their parents with concerns about moving and handling.
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Not Seen. Not Heard. Not Guilty. The rights and status of the children of prisoners in Scotland

Date: 02/2008 Category: Policy and Legislation

A report by Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People looking at the rights and status of children of prisoners. The report makes 28 recommendations aimed at promoting respect for children of prisoners and their rights.
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Getting it right for every child: Guidance on Overnight Stays for Looked After and Accommodated Children

Date: 01/2008 Category: Policy and Legislation

Scottish Government guidance designed to provide a starting point for local policies and approaches to overnight stays and wider arrangements for ensuring that the child’s best interests are met whilst living in care.
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Playing It Safe? A study of the regulation of outdoor play for children and young people in residential care

Date: 11/2007 Category: Policy and Legislation

A report by the Scottish Commissioner for Children and Young People informed by research carried out by the Scottish Institute for Residential Child Care to describe and explain the barriers to, and opportunities for, outdoor play and recreation that exist in residential child care services.
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The Report of the Independent Review of Regulation, Audit, Inspection and Complaints Handling of Public Services in Scotland (The Crerar Review)

Date: 09/2007 Category: Policy and Legislation

A report reviewing Scotland’s systems of regulation, audit, inspection and complaints handling for public services and how it could be improved. Led by Professor Lorne Crerar on behalf of the Scottish Government, the report recommends a new model of scrutiny, focusing on: a reduction in the burden experienced by providers; the experience of the user; self-evaluation and a more consistent and transparent risk assessment process.
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Rehabilitation and You: A Guide to Rehabilitation Services in Scotland

Date: 03/2007 Category: Policy and Legislation

A booklet for patients, 'Rehabilitation and You' provides those using rehabilitation services with information on what can be expected from a rehabilitation team following publication of the Scottish Government's Delivery Framework for Adult Rehabilitation in Scotland, 'Co-ordinated, Integrated and Fit for Purpose'.
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Delivery Framework for Adult Rehabilitation

Date: 02/2007 Category: Policy and Legislation

An NHS Scotland framework for the Scottish Government focusing on three key groups – older people, adults with long-term conditions and people returning from work absence and/or wishing to stay in employment – with the aims of maximising individuals’ participation in their communities and improving quality of life for them, their family and carers.
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Residential care and education: improving practice in residential special schools in Scotland

Date: 02/2007 Category: Policy and Legislation

A staff development guide to support the evaluation of quality across care and education by the Care Commission and HMIE. The guide was developed as part of a commitment to support an improvement in practice in residential special schools and secure care accommodation in Scotland.
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