Care Homes for Older People

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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Resource Type
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Essentials of Safe Care

Date
23/03/2021

Category
Guidance

Independent Review of Adult Social Care in Scotland: Easy Read image

Authors
Scottish Government

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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.

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Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Guidance for providers on the assessment of staffing

Date
11/03/2021

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance

Guidance to ensure that premises-based services have clear information on the effective assessment of safe staffing, in line with our quality frameworks, the Health and Social Care Standards, the Health and Care Staffing Scotland Act 2019, and Safety Huddle and Professional Judgm...

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Authors
LGBT Health & Wellbeing

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Proud to Care: LGBT and Dementia

Date
24/02/2021

Category
Guidance

A toolkit to support health and social care staff to reflect on and develop their practice in working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people with dementia.

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Authors
Scottish Government

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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.

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Authors
CAPA Team

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Movement is not time consuming

Date
01/12/2020

Category
Case Study

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Authors
Care Inspectorate and Healthcare Improvement Scotland

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Good practice communication guide for carers

Date
01/12/2020

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
CAPA Team

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Evaluation of the Care about Physical Activity Programme

Date
01/12/2020

Phase two final evaluation report of the Care about Physical Activity (CAPA) Programme

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Authors
CAPA Team

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On-line course about the importance of movement for older people

Date
01/12/2020

Category
Guidance

On-line learning resource for anyone interested in movement for older people. Developed by Glasgow Caledonian University

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Authors
Care Inspectorate and SSSC

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Wilful neglect, ill-treatment and corporate homicide

Date
16/11/2020

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...

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Authors
Care Inspectorate

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A quality framework for care homes for older people

Date
27/10/2020

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance

Our quality framework and methodology for inspecting care homes for older people based on the Health and Social Care Standards

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Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Report on the Medicines Improvement Project

Date
26/10/2020

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication

In partnership with Scottish Care, the Care Inspectorate undertook a project with 10 care homes, aiming to reduce medicines issues using quality improvement tools.

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Authors
Healthcare Improvement Scotland

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Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers Standards

Date
23/10/2020

Category
Guidance

The document updates and replaces the clinical standards on prevention and management of pressure ulcers published by Healthcare Improvement Scotland in 2016 and incorporates advice contained in the (now withdrawn) 2009 Quality Improvement Scotland best practice statement.

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Authors
Care Inspectorate and Healthcare Improvement Scotland

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Communications tool for care homes

Date
08/05/2020

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
CAPA team

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Christines story

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Case Study

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Authors
CAPA team

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A hospital ward promotes more movement for older people

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Case Study

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Authors
CAPA team

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On the ice.

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Case Study

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Authors
CAPA team

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Stella moves to improve

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Case Study

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Authors
CAPA team

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Margaret and Tommy

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Case Study

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Authors
CAPA team

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Daphnes Story

Date
01/04/2020

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Authors
CAPA team

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Peters story

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Case Study