Criminal and Community Justice

Individuals, agencies and services working together to support, manage and supervise people who have committed offences.

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Social Work Scotland Annual Conference image

Authors
Social Work Scotland

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Social Work Scotland Annual Conference

Date
12/06/2019

Category
Event

The Social Work Scotland Annual Conference will take place at the Crieff Hydro Hotel on 12-13 June 2019

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Authors
Care Inspectorate

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How to Use 'The Hub'

Date
12/03/2019

Category
Guidance

A guide on How to use The Hub.

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Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Bringing Generations Together

Date
12/02/2019

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance

Good practice examples to give care services ideas on how to bring generations together in a variety of care settings in a way that improves the quality of their lives

Raising concerns in the workplace: Guidance for employers, social service workers and social work students image

Authors
Scottish Social Services Council

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Raising concerns in the workplace: Guidance for employers, social service workers and social work students

Date
07/01/2019

Category
Guidance

Guidance for social service workers, social work students and employers on raising concerns in the workplace, explaining the difference between raising a concern and whistleblowing, as well as when a concern qualifies for legal protection under whistleblowing law. The section fo...

Serious Incident Reviews: An overview of themes arising from notifications submitted between February 2015 and December 2017 image

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Serious Incident Reviews: An overview of themes arising from notifications submitted between February 2015 and December 2017

Date
20/10/2018

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, National strategies and frameworks

A report on Criminal Justice Social Work Serious Incident Reviews, highlighting successful good practice across Scotland found in reviews received by the Care Inspectorate between February 2015 and December 2017. The report also makes recommendations where further improvements sh...

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Authors
Mental Welfare Commission

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Notifying the Mental Welfare Commission

Date
29/08/2018

Category
Guidance

Guidance for staff in the NHS / local authority / independent sector services on what issues and incidents should be reported to the Mental Welfare Commission and what form that notification should take

Joint Inspection of Adult and Protection in these partnerships: North Ayrshire, Highland, Dundee City, Aberdeenshire, East Dunbartonshire and Midlothian image

Authors
Care Inspectorate and Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary for Scotland

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Joint Inspection of Adult and Protection in these partnerships: North Ayrshire, Highland, Dundee City, Aberdeenshire, East Dunbartonshire and Midlothian

Date
01/07/2018

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, National strategies and frameworks

A thematic review of adult support and protection in six partnerships, carried out in partnership with Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary for Scotland.

Adults with incapacity: Template policy for adult services image

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Adults with incapacity: Template policy for adult services

Date
09/02/2018

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance

Guidance for Care Inspectorate staff to help them review adult with incapacity policies/procedures. This template is NOT a draft procedure for care services, however it may be of help to care providers developing and reviewing their adults with incapacity policies and procedures

Consent to Treatment: A guide for mental health practitioners image

Authors
Mental Welfare Commission

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Consent to Treatment: A guide for mental health practitioners

Date
25/01/2018

Category
Guidance

Guidance in relation to consent to treatment for mental disorder in adults, examining issues of consent in light of the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 and the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 2015. It also covers treatment for mental disorder where the person ...

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Authors
Age UK

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Paper arm bands

Date
01/12/2017

Category
Guidance

Innovative paper armband that can help care staff detect malnutrition in older people

Equally Safe: A Delivery Plan for Scotland’s Strategy to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Equally Safe: A Delivery Plan for Scotland’s Strategy to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls

Date
28/11/2017

Category
National strategies and frameworks

A plan for delivery of the national strategy for preventing and eradicating violence against women and girls

National Accommodation Strategy for Sex Offenders: Guidance on Parameters and Minimum Standards for Conducting Environmental Risk Assessments image

Authors
Scottish Government

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National Accommodation Strategy for Sex Offenders: Guidance on Parameters and Minimum Standards for Conducting Environmental Risk Assessments

Date
24/11/2017

Category
National strategies and frameworks

Guidance on Parameters and Minimum Standards for Conducting Environmental Risk Assessments (ERA). The purpose of the minimum practice standards is to ensure national consistency of the data and information which is considered when carrying out an ERA across all Responsible Author...

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Authors
Mental Welfare Commission

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Common concerns with power of attorney

Date
01/11/2017

Category
Guidance

Guidance to assist health and social care staff faced with issues that arise from the operation of powers of attorney. It may also be of interest to people drawing up their own power of attorney, and to prospective attorneys

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Authors
Scottish Social Services Council

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Social media guidance for social service workers

Date
07/10/2017

Category
Guidance

Guidance providing advice for staff to ensure their social media activity meets the Scottish Social Service’s Council (SSSC) Code of Practice. The updated guidance includes common questions and examples of fitness to practise cases involving social media which the SSSC has invest...

Adults with Incapacity: Sexual Relationships and the Criminal Law image

Authors
Mental Welfare Commission

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Adults with Incapacity: Sexual Relationships and the Criminal Law

Date
26/07/2017

Category
Guidance

Guidance which looks at cases where the adult's capacity to consent to a sexual relationship is doubtful

Learning from adverse events through reporting and review: A national framework for Scotland image

Authors
Healthcare Improvement Scotland

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Learning from adverse events through reporting and review: A national framework for Scotland

Date
21/07/2017

Category
Guidance, National strategies and frameworks

A framework providing an overarching approach developed from best practice to support care providers effectively manage adverse events

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Authors
Scottish Government

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Justice in Scotland: Vision and Priorities

Date
11/07/2017

Category
National strategies and frameworks

A delivery plan setting out the vision and priorities for achieving a 'just, safe and resilient Scotland' for the period 2017-2020. The plan builds on the outcomes and approach set out in the first Strategy for Justice in 2012

Hate Crime: Causes, Motivations and Effective Interventions for Criminal Justice Social Work image

Authors
Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice

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Hate Crime: Causes, Motivations and Effective Interventions for Criminal Justice Social Work

Date
01/06/2017

Category
Research

A literature review on effective interventions for Criminal Justice Social Work in relation to hate crime

Health and Social Care Standards image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Health and Social Care Standards

Date
01/06/2017

Category
Guidance, National strategies and frameworks

Standards setting out what we should expect when using health, social care or social work services in Scotland, seeking to provide better outcomes for everyone; to ensure that individuals are treated with respect and dignity; and that the basic human rights we are all entitled to...

Health and Social Care Standards: Easy Read version image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Health and Social Care Standards: Easy Read version

Date
01/06/2017

Category
Guidance, National strategies and frameworks

An Easy Read version of the Health and Social Care Standards that came into effect in April 2018 replacing the National Care Standards. The standards set out what we should expect when using health, social care or social work services in Scotland

Trafficking and Exploitation Strategy image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Trafficking and Exploitation Strategy

Date
01/05/2017

Category
National strategies and frameworks

A strategy with the ambition of eliminating human trafficking and exploitation through three action areas: identifying victims and supporting them to safety and recovery; identifying perpetrators and disrupting their activity; and addressing the conditions that foster trafficking...