What to expect
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Browse resources including Care Inspectorate publications, guidance, and national strategies and frameworks, related to the social care and social work sector in Scotland.
Browse resources including guidance, research and other publications, as well as bespoke resources relating to Early Learning and Childcare and Self-directed Support.
Self Management Week 2019 will take place between 7 - 11 October 2019. The annual
event is designed to raise awareness of and showcase the benefits of self
management. The ALLIANCE has set out ways to get involved and made campaign
The Scottish Childminding Association (SCMA) Annual Conference will be held in Stirling on 28 September 2019, with the theme of ‘Lean on Me’. The conference will host a range of half-day workshops to support the theme, will be Open Badged, and will provide a free creche for child...
A three day conference on the mental health and wellbeing of children and young
people is to take place at the University of Stirling across 5 – 7 September. The
conference, hosted by the Centre for Child Wellbeing and Protection, aims to provide “a space in which practitioners a...
The psychological interventions in response to stress and distress in dementia event will take place in Stirling on the 26 June. The event will provide an update on the development of the revised training programme, outline the rationale for refreshing the programme, introduce re...
Play Scotland has confirmed the date for Playday 2019 as 21 June. As well as a celebration of children and young people’s right to play, Playday is a campaign that highlights the importance of play in children and young people’s lives, and this year’s theme is ‘Play Builds Childr...
The National Youth Justice Conference 2019 will take place in Stirling on 19-20 June
Children in Scotland will run a three-day residential course on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) led by Suzanne Zeedyk. Relationships, rupture and repair, taking place across 18 – 20 June will explore the ‘Rupture-Repair’ cycle and make links with attachment processes, trauma...
CategoryChildren and Young People Bulletin
A weekly bulletin produced by our policy team providing an update on the key developments concerning children and young people
CategoryAdult and Health Bulletin
A weekly bulletin produced by our policy team providing an update on the key developments in adult social care and health
AuthorsSocial Work Scotland
The Social Work Scotland Annual Conference will take place at the Crieff Hydro Hotel on 12-13 June 2019
A masterclass training session for out of school care services with autism expert Jim Taylor will take place on the 11 June 2019 in Edinburgh
Seeing the potential: supporting children with autism” Masterclass with autism expert Jim Taylor on 5 June in Glasgow
Child Safety Week 2019 will take place across 3 – 9 June, with a theme of Family life today: where's the risk? Hosted by Child Accident Prevention Trust, the week will focus on the new dangers facing families today from modern lifestyles and simple solutions to keep children safe...
The Alzheimer Scotland Annual Conference 2019 will take place in Edinburgh on 3 June
CategoryGuidance, Care Inspectorate Programmes & Publications
The Care Inspectorate has worked in collaboration with Sue Ryder to develop You Are Our Eyes and Ears, a pocket guide that supports care staff to pick up on any deterioration in their client’s condition and alert their senior to enable faster access to assessment and treatment.