National Policy and Legislation

People working in the care sector and people using the care sector should maintain awareness of developments in national policy and legislation and how they impact on care services.

Developed by our policy team, this section of the Hub provides information on policy developments, as well as relevant legislation and the Health and Social Care Standards. 

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Adults and Older People

An overview of major developments in policy areas relating to services for adults and older people

Children and Young People

An overview of major developments in policy areas relating to services for children and young people

Government Legislation

Legislation which may be relevant to you and your service

National strategies and frameworks

A library of publications by the Scottish Government and other national bodies setting out relevant policy developments or direction

Health and Social Care Standards

The Health and Social Care Standards set out what we should expect when using health, social care or social work services in Scotland

Latest Children and Young People Bulletin

A weekly bulletin produced by our policy team providing an update on the key developments concerning children and young people

Children and Young People Bulletin - week ending 16 August 2019

Children and Young People Bulletin - week ending 16 August 2019

Children and Young People Bulletin - week ending 16 August 2019

Latest Adult and Health Bulletin

A weekly bulletin produced by our policy team providing an update on the key developments in adult social care and health

Adult and Health Bulletin - week ending 16 August 2019

Adult and Health Bulletin - week ending 16 August 2019

Adult and Health Bulletin - week ending 16 August 2019