Care Homes for Adults

Care homes can provide all aspects of a person’s accommodation, support, nursing and personal care or support.

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
  • Alcohol / Drug Misuse
  • 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-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
Care Inspectorate

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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

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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

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

Date
09/05/2024

Category
Event

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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

Date
22/04/2024

Category
Event

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Safe Staffing Programme: webinar for adults services (care home providers)

Date
07/03/2024

Category
Event, Care Inspectorate Programmes & Publications

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Supporting better oral care in care homes

Date
20/12/2023

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance

This document sets out what we expect to be included in an oral care policy and what you should consider when developing one for your organisation.

Authors
Care Inspectorate and NHS Scotland

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Vitamin D supplementation in adult care homes - guidance, support material and assessment sheet

Date
07/12/2023

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

For staff to support consideration of vitamin D supplementation for care home residents.

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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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

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Good care for vegetarians and vegans

Date
01/10/2023

Category
Guidance

We worked in partnership with Vegetarian for Life to produce new guidance: Good care for vegans and vegetarians. The self-evaluation tool and guidance are based on the Scottish Government’s Health and Social Care Standards. The guidance will be useful for inspectors to inform an ...

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Film in care

Date
25/07/2023

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance, Case Study

Film in care provides a practical guide on how to present film to people living in care homes in a way that will be most beneficial to them.

Authors
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

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Texture modified diet snack ideas

Date
05/07/2023

Authors
Scottish Government

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Covid-19 Care Homes Root Cause Analysis Progress Report

Date
21/06/2023

Authors
Royal College of Nursing

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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

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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

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Quality Improvement and Involvement strategy 2022-25

Date
17/11/2022

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

Authors
Scottish Government

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Open with Care: Supporting meaningful contact in adult care homes

Date
28/09/2022

Category
Guidance

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Safe swallowing practice note

Date
31/08/2022

Category
Guidance, Care Inspectorate Publication

Care and support for people with an unsafe swallow.

Authors
Various

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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

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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

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Care Homes for Adults – The Design Guide

Date
29/03/2022

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance

Guidance for applicants or existing providers of care home services for adults setting out expectations on a number of key elements of care home building design and room size. The guidance is an update on the original 2018 guidance to take account of the new Health and Social Car...

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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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