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Find out how the resources on The Hub can support you on your improvement journey. Developed and updated with our improvement team, this section of the site will help you start your improvement journey, with key points, tools and tips for improvement activity which can be applied wherever you are and in no matter what care service. In this section you will also find an overview of all our improvement resources on the Hub as well as information on our recent improvement work.
Developed and updated by our policy team, this section of the site will help you maintain awareness of national policy developments affecting social care and social work services, as well as relevant legislation and the Health and Social Care Standards.
Browse resources including Care Inspectorate publications, guidance, and national strategies and frameworks, related to the social care and social work sector in Scotland.
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.
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AuthorsCare Inspectorate and Healthcare Improvement Scotland
Guidance for staff on how to communicate with a person to understand their care needs and any information required
Phase two final evaluation report of the Care about Physical Activity (CAPA) Programme
A resource which provides ideas to help people who work in care to plan their own Go for Gold Challenge.
2 Simple tests with instructions and recording tool designed to help older people track physical improvement in strength & balance.
A guide to support older people to move more often every day and promote independence.
A Care at Home service supports Pat to regain independence by moving and moving more every day, doing things that matter to Pat.
One small change to how we care can have big impacts on health and wellbeing.
Having a conversation to discover what motivates a person can positively influence their quality of life.
Physical activity, or inactivity, is a serious issue affecting every generation in every setting and environment, from early years to older adults and everyone in between.
Ask staff what they think of this Action Plan, could they do something similar?
By using the Super Six Exercises, the staff were able to record the baseline (starting point) which allowed Jessie and the staff to track, as well as see, the improvement.
People enjoy making these, having a bit of fun, connecting with others, using their skills, remembering their childhood and moving a bit more.
Use these examples of questions staff can use to get to know a person better. What have you never asked/found out about someone?
A story highlighting the importance of moving more and regaining a sense of purpose.