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Find out how the resources on The Hub can support you on your improvement journey. Developed and updated with our improvement team, this section of the site will help you start your improvement journey, with key points, tools and tips for improvement activity which can be applied wherever you are and in no matter what care service. In this section you will also find an overview of all our improvement resources on the Hub as well as information on our recent improvement work.
Developed and updated by our policy team, this section of the site will help you maintain awareness of national policy developments affecting social care and social work services, as well as relevant legislation and the Health and Social Care Standards.
Browse resources including Care Inspectorate publications, guidance, and national strategies and frameworks, related to the social care and social work sector in Scotland.
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Phase two final evaluation report of the Care about Physical Activity (CAPA) Programme
AuthorsCare Inspectorate and SSSC
Guidance for social service workers, providers, managers, supervisors, social workers and social work students to support workers and providers to recognise potential signs
of ill-treatment or wilful neglect, when an offence may have occurred and how and who you should report thi...
Ask staff to read this short article and discuss: notice the small changes, good conversations and the focus on the environment which gave Sandy more reasons and purpose to get up and be active.
2 Simple tests with instructions and recording tool designed to help older people track physical improvement in strength & balance.
Leaflet about the effects of bedrest on older people
A guide to support older people to move more often every day and promote independence.
A Care at Home service supports Pat to regain independence by moving and moving more every day, doing things that matter to Pat.
This article outlines how listening and noticing helped staff make mealtimes more positive for Rosemary and others who live with Dementia.
One small change to how we care can have big impacts on health and wellbeing.
Having a conversation to discover what motivates a person can positively influence their quality of life.
Nessie and her daughter compiled a record of her daily physical activity which enabled the staff to support Nessie to move more which ultimately improved her quality of life.