Care at Home

Care at home makes sure that as many people as possible are supported in their own homes. The care at home service can touch on all aspects of your daily life in your own home.

Using the drop down menus below, you can filter resources by resource type, relevant topics or date of publication.

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Topics
  • Adult Protection
  • Adults with Incapacity
  • Bowel and Bladder
  • Complaints
  • Creative and Physical Activity
  • Dementia
  • Disability
  • End of Life / Palliative Care
  • Equalities / Human Rights
  • Falls
  • Food and Fluid
  • Infection Control
  • Involvement and Participation
  • Learning Disabiities
  • Management & Leadership
  • Medication
  • Mental Health
  • Restraint
  • Risk
  • Self-directed support
  • Self-evaluation
  • Staffing
  • Tissue Viability
Resource Type
  • Adult and Health Bulletin
  • Care Inspectorate Publication
  • Case Study
  • Children and Young People Bulletin
  • Event
  • Guidance
  • National strategies and frameworks
  • Research
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Authors
CAPA team

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A carer's perspective of CAPA

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Case Study

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Authors
CAPA team

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Beth's Story

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Case Study

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Authors
CAPA team

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Robin's story

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Case Study

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Authors
CAPA team

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Abe's garden project

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Case Study

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Authors
CAPA team

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Kate will do it!

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Case Study

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Authors
CAPA team

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Go for Gold

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Guidance

A resource which provides ideas to help people who work in care to plan their own Go for Gold Challenge.

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Authors
CAPA team

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Useful tests to support older people track their physical improvement

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Guidance

2 Simple tests with instructions and recording tool designed to help older people track physical improvement in strength & balance.

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Authors
CAPA team

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Effects of Bedrest on Older People

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Case Study

Leaflet about the effects of bedrest on older people

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Getting to know you

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Guidance

Use these examples of questions staff can use to get to know a person better. What have you never asked/found out about someone?

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Authors
CAPA team

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Physical activity guidelines for older adults

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Guidance

How active should we be? The Chief Medical Officers guidelines 2019 for adults and older adults looks at type, frequency and amount of activity we should all be working towards.

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Authors
CAPA team

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Aim for the why

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Guidance

Physical activity, or inactivity, is a serious issue affecting every generation in every setting and environment, from early years to older adults and everyone in between.

Care of people living with HIV: Practice note image

Authors
Care Inspectorate and NAT (National Aids Trust)

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Care of people living with HIV: Practice note

Date
01/11/2019

Category
Guidance, Care Inspectorate Publication

Practice note to support inspectors to identify good and weak practice in the care of people living with HIV, support improvement and ensure the best possible outcomes for people experiencing care. Providers and staff can also use this to make sure they are implementing good prac...

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Authors
NHS Education for Scotland & Scottish Social Services Council

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Equal Partners in Care

Date
22/10/2019

Category
Guidance

A learning resource for health and social care staff which will help support better conversations and interactions with carers

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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

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Keeping Well: Supporting the Care Workforce

Date
25/09/2019

Category
Event

This free event hosted by Scottish Care will focus on the palliative care journey and the impact on the social care workforce health and wellbeing.

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Authors
Society for Companion Animal Studies

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Animal Assisted Interventions: SCAS Code of Practice for the UK

Date
01/08/2019

Category
Guidance

A voluntary code intended to offer guidance on good practice for designing and delivering Animal Assisted Interventions effectively and safely, ensuring that the welfare needs of both humans and animals are met

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Authors
Care Inspectorate and Healthcare Improvement Scotland

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Good practice communication guide for carers

Date
20/05/2019

Category
Guidance

Guidance for staff on how to communicate with a person to understand their care needs and any information required

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Authors
Care Inspectorate and Healthcare Improvement Scotland

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Good practice communication guide for managers

Date
20/05/2019

Category
Guidance

Guidance for managers on how to communicate with their own care team and individuals to understand their care needs and any information required

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Authors
Care Inspectorate and Healthcare Improvement Scotland

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Communications tool for care at home and supported housing

Date
20/05/2019

Category
Guidance

Tool for staff to use when communicating with out-of-hours services, designed to ensure they give the right information

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Authors
Scottish Social Services Council

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Building collaboration and compassion for integrated working

Date
14/05/2019

Category
Guidance

A booklet of examples showing how collaboration and compassion at the heart of integrated working can make a real difference for everyone involved

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Authors
Royal Pharmaceutical Society

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Polypharmacy: Getting our medicines right

Date
01/05/2019

Category
Guidance