Community Planning and Commissioning

Community Planning Partnerships, Integrated Joint Boards, Local Authorities, and any other people or organisations involved in the provision of social care and social work services across Scotland.

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Procurement of care and support services: best practice guidance image

Authors
Scottish Government

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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

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

Authors
NHS Education for Scotland

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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

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.

Planning with People image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Planning with People

Date
11/03/2021

Category
Guidance

Community engagement and participation guidance for NHS Boards, Integration Joint Boards and Local Authorities that are planning and commissioning care services in Scotland

Independent Review of Adult Social Care in Scotland image

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.

Wilful neglect, ill-treatment and corporate homicide image

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...

Guidance on Managing Self-Directed Support for Adults with Incapacity image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Guidance on Managing Self-Directed Support for Adults with Incapacity

Date
01/02/2020

Guidance on managing self-directed support for adults with incapacity

Practical Fire Safety Guidance for Existing Specialised Housing and similar premises image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Practical Fire Safety Guidance for Existing Specialised Housing and similar premises

Date
30/01/2020

Category
Guidance

Practical fire safety guidance for those who are responsible for specialised housing and for those who provide care and support in such premises

Directions from Integration Authorities to Health Boards and Local Authorities image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Directions from Integration Authorities to Health Boards and Local Authorities

Date
27/01/2020

Guidance setting out how to improve practice in the issuing and implementation of directions issued under the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014

Appropriate Adults: Guidance for Local Authorities image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Appropriate Adults: Guidance for Local Authorities

Date
10/01/2020

Category
Guidance

Scottish Government guidance for local authorities about their statutory duties relating to the provision of Appropriate Adult services

Social Work and Human Rights: A Practice Guide image

Authors
BASW

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Social Work and Human Rights: A Practice Guide

Date
10/12/2019

Category
Guidance

Guide on social work and human rights designed to reflect on the importance of human rights and how the social work profession can be at the forefront of defending existing rights and building new rights and protections for the most vulnerable.

Integration in Action: Six Themes of Integration image

Authors
ALLIANCE

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Integration in Action: Six Themes of Integration

Date
03/12/2019

Category
Research

A collection of case studies to demonstrate examples of good practice within health and social care

Youth Homelessness Prevention Pathway image

Authors
A Way Home Scotland

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Youth Homelessness Prevention Pathway

Date
13/11/2019

Category
Guidance

Guidance and recommendations to make support for care leavers at risk of becoming homeless more consistent across Scotland and easier for care providers

Code of Guidance on Homelessness: Guidance on legislation, policies and practices to prevent and resolve homelessness (interim update) image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Code of Guidance on Homelessness: Guidance on legislation, policies and practices to prevent and resolve homelessness (interim update)

Date
07/11/2019

Category
Guidance

Updated code of guidance to help guide local authorities in their duties to assist people who are threatened with or who are experiencing homelessness

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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

Care Inspectorate Improvement Strategy 2019-2022 image

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

Human Trafficking and Exploitation: What health workers need to know image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Human Trafficking and Exploitation: What health workers need to know

Date
18/10/2019

Category
Guidance

Guidance to help health workers identify signs of human trafficking and exploitation, and to know what action to take if they have concerns. Previous guidance has been updated to reflect changes introduced by the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015 and publicat...

Human Trafficking and Exploitation: Guidance for Scottish Local Authorities image

Authors
Cosla

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Human Trafficking and Exploitation: Guidance for Scottish Local Authorities

Date
18/10/2019

Category
Guidance

Guidance is intended to support local authorities to develop good practice to identify, refer and support victims of human trafficking and exploitation, and disrupt and deter criminal activities. Topics covered include spotting the signs of trafficking and exploitation, strategic...

Adult support and protection improvement plan: 2019-2022 image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Adult support and protection improvement plan: 2019-2022

Date
02/10/2019

Category
National strategies and frameworks

The ASP Improvement Plan was developed by the Scottish Government between November 2018 and April 2019 following a Thematic Inspection by the Care Inspectorate and Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary.

Self-evaluation for improvement – your guide image

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Self-evaluation for improvement – your guide

Date
16/09/2019

Category
Guidance, Care Inspectorate Publication

A guide for care services undertaking self-evaluation

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Authors
Audit Scotland

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Principles for Community Empowerment

Date
25/07/2019

Category
Guidance

A document which aims to raise awareness of community empowerment and promote such a shared understanding across scrutiny bodies to support high-quality scrutiny of community empowerment.