Criminal and Community Justice

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

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Records that all registered care services (except childminding) must keep and guidance on notification reporting image

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Records that all registered care services (except childminding) must keep and guidance on notification reporting

Date
10/03/2020

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance

Guidance on the records all registered care services (except childminding) must keep about people who use a service, staff records, environment and safety, complaints, medication, finance, staffing levels and deployment. It also includes guidance on notification reporting for all...

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

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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...

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

Animal Assisted Interventions: SCAS Code of Practice for the UK image

Authors
Society for Companion Animal Studies

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Animal Assisted Interventions: SCAS Code of Practice for the UK

Date
01/08/2019

Category
Guidance

A voluntary code intended to offer guidance on good practice for designing and delivering Animal Assisted Interventions effectively and safely, ensuring that the welfare needs of both humans and animals are met

Restorative Justice Action Plan image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Restorative Justice Action Plan

Date
28/06/2019

Category
National strategies and frameworks

An action plan setting out a number of actions and outcomes to help achieve the commitment to have restorative justice available across Scotland by 2023

Uses of Restorative Justice - evidence review image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Uses of Restorative Justice - evidence review

Date
03/05/2019

Category
Research

A review looking at international case studies to identify different approaches governments have taken to provide access to Restorative Justice services

How to Use 'The Hub' image

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.

Bringing Generations Together image

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

Mental health law in Scotland - guide to named persons image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Mental health law in Scotland - guide to named persons

Date
15/01/2019

Category
Guidance

A guide to help people understand their rights in relation to the role of the named person, as set out in mental health law

Confidentiality guidance for carers, families and practitioners image

Authors
Mental Welfare Commission

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Confidentiality guidance for carers, families and practitioners

Date
05/12/2018

Category
Guidance

Guidance providing advice to doctors and nurses on how to respect patient confidentiality while also involving families and carers in treatment. It also provides guidance on issues relating to capacity to make decisions around confidentiality, sharing information with carers that...

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...

Notifying the Mental Welfare Commission image

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 ...

Paper arm bands image

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