Housing Support

Housing support covers a range of activities that allow people to maintain their accommodation, meet their duties and responsibilities as a tenant and get involved in the local community.

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
  • Child Protection
  • Complaints
  • 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
  • Offender Rehabilitation
  • Restraint
  • Risk
  • Self-directed support
  • Self-evaluation
  • Staffing
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Resource Type
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  • Case Study
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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

Authors
Eat Well Age Well / Care Inspectorate

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Care at Home - Malnutrition Screening Pack - Guidance Booklet

Date
30/09/2021

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance

A resource for the care at home sector to help care at home staff feel confident in understanding, identifying and addressing when a person’s diet is not meeting their nutritional needs

Authors
Scottish Government

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Carers (Scotland) Act 2016: National Implementation plan 2021-2023

Date
23/09/2021

Category
National strategies and frameworks

A national plan for implementing the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 between 2021 and 2023

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

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

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Essentials of Safe Care

Date
23/03/2021

Category
Guidance

Authors
Scottish Government

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Trauma-Informed Practice: A Toolkit for Scotland

Date
15/03/2021

Category
Guidance

This trauma-informed practice toolkit has been developed as part of the National Trauma Training Programme, to support all sectors of the workforce, in planning and developing trauma informed services.

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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A quality framework for housing support and offender accommodation services

Date
23/02/2021

A quality framework for use in self-evaluation, scrutiny and improvement support in relation to housing support and offender accommodation services

Authors
CAPA Team

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Movement is not time consuming

Date
01/12/2020

Category
Case Study

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

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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

Date
30/04/2020

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...

Authors
CAPA team

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Teatime at Fullarton

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Case Study

Authors
CAPA team

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Robins story

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Case Study

Authors
CAPA team

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Abes garden project

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Case Study

Authors
CAPA team

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Kate will do it!

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Case Study

Authors
CAPA team

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Healthcare getting involved, using CAPA principles to improve health

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Case Study

Authors
CAPA team

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Improvement Record

Date
01/04/2020

Category
Case Study

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Supporting people with eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties (Dysphagia)

Date
18/03/2020

Category
Guidance, Care Inspectorate Publication

Guidance, developed with Scottish Care and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, highlighting good practice to support people with eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties (Dysphagia)

Authors
Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency

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Safe Use of Bed Rails

Date
11/03/2020

Category
Guidance

Guidance promoting the safe use of bed rails

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

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