What to expect
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.
Browse resources including guidance, research and other publications, as well as bespoke resources relating to Early Learning and Childcare and Self-directed Support.
Formerly known as National Care Leavers' Week, Care Experienced Week celebrates children and young people who are currently experiencing or have left formal care.
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
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.
A weekly bulletin produced by our policy team providing an update on the key developments concerning children and young people
The social media and children’s mental health event will take place on the 9 October 2019 in Edinburgh. This event will give you the opportunity to connect with colleagues from across Scotland and hear from experts at the forefront of mental health and child protection services.
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
CategoryCare Inspectorate Publication, Guidance
Our quality framework and methodology for inspecting support services based on the new Health and Social Care Standards.
CategoryCare Inspectorate Publication
Frequently asked questions related to the guidance on the indoor/outdoor settings published alongside Space to Grow.
A discussion event for social workers with an interest in evidence-informed practice in this area.
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 Hands-On-Workshop (HOW) intended for anyone working in the social services sector.
This free event hosted by Scottish Care will focus on the palliative care journey and the impact on the social care workforce health and wellbeing.
CategoryNational strategies and frameworks
This ten year strategy sits within the context of other policies and strategies to improve the learning outcomes for children and young people with complex additional support needs living in Scotland.