National strategies and frameworks

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




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Care Inspectorate Improvement Strategy 2019-2022 image

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Care Inspectorate Improvement Strategy 2019-2022

Date
21/10/2019

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, National strategies and frameworks

A strategy providing an insight into what the Care Inspectorate's improvement support offer will be over the next three years and how we will identify where improvements are required

Adult support and protection improvement plan: 2019-2022 image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Adult support and protection improvement plan: 2019-2022

Date
02/10/2019

Category
National strategies and frameworks

The ASP Improvement Plan was developed by the Scottish Government between November 2018 and April 2019 following a Thematic Inspection by the Care Inspectorate and Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary.

The right help at the right time in the right place: strategy for the learning provision for children and young people with complex additional support needs 2017-2026 image

Authors
Scottish Government

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The right help at the right time in the right place: strategy for the learning provision for children and young people with complex additional support needs 2017-2026

Date
19/09/2019

Category
National strategies and frameworks

This ten year strategy sits within the context of other policies and strategies to improve the learning outcomes for children and young people with complex additional support needs living in Scotland.

Family Justice Modernisation Strategy image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Family Justice Modernisation Strategy

Date
03/09/2019

Category
National strategies and frameworks, Policy & Legislation

When the Children (Scotland) Bill was published, the Scottish Government also produced the Family Justice Modernisation Strategy. The document outlines work that is ongoing in this area, plans for secondary legislation or improved guidance and areas of longer-term work.

Children & Young People’s Mental Health Task Force Recommendations image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Children & Young People’s Mental Health Task Force Recommendations

Date
04/07/2019

Category
National strategies and frameworks

Recommendations to Scottish Government and COSLA from the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Task Force, chaired by Dr Dame Denise Coia

Our Vision to Improve Early Intervention in Psychosis in Scotland image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Our Vision to Improve Early Intervention in Psychosis in Scotland

Date
30/06/2019

Category
National strategies and frameworks

An action plan aimed at achieving the vision that people presenting for the first time with psychosis will have timely access to effective care and treatment, with early intervention and a focus on recovery

Restorative Justice Action Plan image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Restorative Justice Action Plan

Date
28/06/2019

Category
National strategies and frameworks

An action plan setting out a number of actions and outcomes to help achieve the commitment to have restorative justice available across Scotland by 2023

Thematic review of self-directed support in Scotland: Transforming lives image

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Thematic review of self-directed support in Scotland: Transforming lives

Date
27/06/2019

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, National strategies and frameworks

A report produced in partnership with Healthcare Improvement Scotland following inspection of the delivery of self-directed support in six health and social care partnerships

Preventing offending: Improving our approach to workforce development image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Preventing offending: Improving our approach to workforce development

Date
25/06/2019

Category
Guidance, National strategies and frameworks

A resource produced by the Developing Capacity and Improvement Implementation Group, and developed as part of the Scottish Government’s Youth Justice strategy

Preventing offending: improving outcomes for children and young people image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Preventing offending: improving outcomes for children and young people

Date
25/06/2019

Category
Guidance, National strategies and frameworks

A resource produced by the Developing Capacity and Improvement Implementation Group, and developed as part of the Scottish Government’s Youth Justice strategy

Learning for sustainability: Vision 2030+ action plan image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Learning for sustainability: Vision 2030+ action plan

Date
19/06/2019

Category
National strategies and frameworks

A plan to increase the amount of learning time spent on sustainable skills, including in early learning and childcare

Self-directed support strategy 2010-2020: implementation plan 2019-2021 image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Self-directed support strategy 2010-2020: implementation plan 2019-2021

Date
12/06/2019

Category
National strategies and frameworks

A plan setting out the actions required to deliver the changes necessary to fully implement self-directed support over 2019 - 2021

Social Care Support: Our shared vision for adult social care support, including support for carers image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Social Care Support: Our shared vision for adult social care support, including support for carers

Date
12/06/2019

Category
National strategies and frameworks

A document setting out a vision for how adult social care support will look like in the future, as part of a partnership programme to support local reform

Social Care Support: Programme Framework image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Social Care Support: Programme Framework

Date
12/06/2019

Category
National strategies and frameworks

A framework for the partnership programme to support local reform of adult social care, setting out priorities, workstreams and vision

Learning from Significant Case Reviews March 2015 to April 2018 image

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Learning from Significant Case Reviews March 2015 to April 2018

Date
11/06/2019

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, National strategies and frameworks

A report on the findings following analysis of significant case reviews carried out between March 2015 and April 2018

Scottish Early Childhood, Children and Families Transitions Position Statement image

Authors
University of Strathclyde

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Scottish Early Childhood, Children and Families Transitions Position Statement

Date
10/06/2019

Category
National strategies and frameworks

Scotland’s first national position statement on transitions in early childhood, endorsed by the Scottish Government, Education Scotland, Early Years Scotland, the SCMA and among others

Scottish Early Childhood, Children and Families Transitions Statement: Summary Statement image

Authors
University of Strathclyde

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Scottish Early Childhood, Children and Families Transitions Statement: Summary Statement

Date
10/06/2019

Category
National strategies and frameworks

Scotland’s first national position statement on transitions in early childhood, endorsed by the Scottish Government, Education Scotland, Early Years Scotland, the SCMA and among others

Secure Care Strategic Board: report to Scottish Ministers image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Secure Care Strategic Board: report to Scottish Ministers

Date
24/04/2019

Category
National strategies and frameworks

The final report of the Secure Care Strategic Board, established in 2017 to create a vision, develop national standards and consider the future commissioning for secure care in Scotland

Self-directed Support Implementation Study 2018: report 1 image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Self-directed Support Implementation Study 2018: report 1

Date
11/04/2019

Category
National strategies and frameworks

A report providing a Change Map intended to capture the required changes for the effective delivery of social care within the context of Self-directed Support

A Fairer Scotland for Older People - A Framework for Action image

Authors
Scottish Government

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A Fairer Scotland for Older People - A Framework for Action

Date
03/04/2019

Category
National strategies and frameworks

A framework of actions to ensure older people can continue to engage with and contribute to their communities, access the public and other services they need, and ensure financial security as they move into retirement

Palliative and End of Life Care Resources image

Authors
Scottish Social Services Council

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Palliative and End of Life Care Resources

Date
01/04/2019

Category
National strategies and frameworks