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.

A pair of ladies slippers
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
Date

Start Date

to

End Date

View: All

Authors
Care Inspectorate

+

Why moving more is important for your older relative (print friendly)

Date
23/05/2024

Why moving more is important for your older relative.

Authors
Social Work Scotland

+

Self-Directed Support Framework of Standards (2024)

Date
17/05/2024

Category
Self-directed Support Library

The Self-Directed Support Framework of Standards consists of a set of standards (including practice statements and core components) written specifically for local authorities to provide them with an overarching structure, aligned to legislation and statutory guidance, for further...

Authors
Care Inspectorate

+

Supporting self-evaluation in adult care services - Thursday 9 May 2024

Date
09/05/2024

Category
Event

Authors
Care Inspectorate

+

Supporting self-evaluation in adult care services - Monday 22 April 2024

Date
22/04/2024

Category
Event

Authors
Care Inspectorate

+

Postural care practice note

Date
30/11/2023

Good postural care is important for everyone and especially for people with movement disorders and for those whose physical wellbeing is changing.

Authors
Care Inspectorate

+

Guidance for developing a policy for care at home services: Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Management Standards (October 2020)

Date
05/07/2023

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance

Authors
Care Inspectorate

+

Malnutrition training webinar for care at home providers - flash report

Date
31/05/2023

Authors
Royal College of Nursing

+

Mouth care during end of life care

Date
31/05/2023

Category
Guidance

This guide has been created by the Mouth Care Matters in End-of-Life Care Steering Group. It has been developed to help support people during the end of life when a person is dying, and can be used by relatives and those important to the person.

Authors
Care Inspectorate

+

Technology enabled care practice guide

Date
28/02/2023

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance, Care Inspectorate Programmes & Publications

Using technology and digital devices to make a positive impact on health and wellbeing for people experiencing care.

Authors
Care Inspectorate

+

Safe swallowing practice note

Date
31/08/2022

Category
Guidance, Care Inspectorate Publication

Care and support for people with an unsafe swallow.

Authors
Various

+

Manual for mealtimes

Date
31/07/2022

Category
Guidance

This guidance is designed to help manage eating and drinking problems and know when to refer to Speech and Language Therapy.

Authors
Scottish Government

+

Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007: Code of Practice

Date
28/07/2022

Category
Guidance

Guidance about the performance of functions under Part 1 of the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007

Authors
Care Inspectorate

+

Guide for Providers on Personal Planning - Adults

Date
08/11/2021

Category
Self-directed Support Library, Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance

A guide to support managers and staff in services to develop and improve how personal plans for adults are undertaken

Authors
Eat Well Age Well / Care Inspectorate

+

Care at Home - Malnutrition Screening Pack - Guidance Booklet

Date
30/09/2021

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance

A resource for the care at home sector to help care at home staff feel confident in understanding, identifying and addressing when a person’s diet is not meeting their nutritional needs

Authors
Scottish Government

+

Carers (Scotland) Act 2016: National Implementation plan 2021-2023

Date
23/09/2021

Category
National strategies and frameworks

A national plan for implementing the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 between 2021 and 2023

Authors
Scottish Government

+

Procurement of care and support services: best practice guidance

Date
25/06/2021

Best practice guidance for public bodies on procurement of care and support services - originally published in March 2016, it has been updated to reflect changes that have occurred as a result of the UK's exit from the EU and the end of the Transition Period

Authors
NHS Education for Scotland

+

Promoting Excellence 2021: A framework for all health and social services staff working with people with dementia, their families and carers

Date
17/05/2021

Category
National strategies and frameworks, Guidance

A framework for dementia detailing the knowledge and skills all health and social services staff should aspire to achieve in relation to the role they play in supporting people with a diagnosis of dementia, and their families, and carers

+

Essentials of Safe Care

Date
23/03/2021

Category
Guidance

Authors
Scottish Government

+

Independent Review of Adult Social Care in Scotland: Easy Read

Date
17/03/2021

Category
Research

Easy read version of the report of the Independent Review led by Derek Feeley, recommending improvements to adult social care support in Scotland.

Authors
Scottish Government

+

Independent Review of Adult Social Care in Scotland

Date
03/02/2021

Category
Research

Report of the Independent Review led by Derek Feeley, recommending improvements to adult social care support in Scotland.

Authors
CAPA Team

+

Margarets story

Date
01/12/2020

Category
Case Study