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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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Children and young people (Scotland) Act 2014: Guidance on Part 10: Aftercare

Date: 11/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

Scottish Government guidance providing local authorities and their Community Planning Partners with information and advice about how they should fulfil their duties under section 29 (After-care) of the 1995 Act, and associated secondary legislation, as amended by Part 10 (Aftercare) of the 2014 Act.
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Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014: Guidance on Part 11: Continuing Care

Date: 11/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

Scottish Government guidance to support effective implementation of the Continuing Care provisions introduced by Part 11 the 2014 Act, highlighting issues which local authorities are likely to encounter, and outlining potential solutions. It is also useful to frontline practitioners, providing an explanation of how the duties should be applied in day-to-day practice.
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Loose Parts Play toolkit

Date: 09/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

A loose part is the term given to natural resources and, more generally, random found objects, although the possible list of loose parts is inexhaustible. This resource, developed by the Scottish Government in partnership with Inspiring Scotland, aims to raise awareness of the value of loose parts to children’s play and to provide practical guidance about this play to those who work with children and young people of all ages.
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