Care Homes for Children and Young People

Residential services that ensure the needs of children and young people are met when they cannot live with their own family.

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Care homes for children and young people
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Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Key question 7 webinar for care homes for children and young people and school care accommodation (special residential schools)

Date
14/03/2024

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Supporting healthy smiles: Childsmile practice note for early learning and childcare (ELC)

Date
16/01/2024

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance

Authors
Scottish Government/Care Inspectorate

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Out to Play Section 12: Caring for our outdoor spaces

Date
31/10/2023

Category
Guidance, Care Inspectorate Publication

Caring for Our Outdoor Spaces is about making the most of the outdoor spaces your ELC settings use and caring for the environment through embedding Learning for Sustainability (LfS). It has been developed to complement the original Out to Play guidance.

Authors
Scottish Government

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Safer sleep for babies

Date
07/06/2023

Category
Guidance

A guide for professionals.

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Technology enabled care practice guide

Date
28/02/2023

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance, Care Inspectorate Programmes & Publications

Using technology and digital devices to make a positive impact on health and wellbeing for people experiencing care.

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Quality Improvement and Involvement strategy 2022-25

Date
17/11/2022

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

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Records that all registered children and young peoples care services must keep and guidance on notification reporting

Date
25/10/2022

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance

Records that all registered children and young peoples care services must keep and guidance on notification reporting.

Authors
Scottish Government

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Best Start: Strategic early learning and school age childcare plan for Scotland 2022-26

Date
06/10/2022

Category
National strategies and frameworks

Authors
Scottish Government

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Getting it right for every child: Policy statement – 2022

Date
30/09/2022

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Matching Looked After Children and Young People: Admissions Guidance for Residential Services

Date
07/06/2022

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance

Updated guidance setting out the Care Inspectorate’s expectations for residential services to plan for and assess the needs of children and young people before a placement begins, to consider how the needs of individual children and young people will be met.

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Care Homes for Children and Young People – The Design Guide

Date
29/03/2022

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance

Guidance for applicants or existing providers of care home services for children and young people setting out expectations on a number of key elements of care home building design and room size. The guidance is an update on the 2018 guidance to take account of the new Health and ...

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Guide for Providers on Personal Planning - Children and Young People

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 children and young people are undertaken

Authors
Vegetarian for Life

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Food fortification for vegans (1)

Date
06/10/2021

Category
Guidance

Food Fortification is a comprehensive guide showing how to use vegan, dairy-free alternatives to fortify food with calories and protein.

Authors
Scottish Government

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National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland 2021

Date
02/09/2021

Category
Guidance

This non-statutory Guidance describes the responsibilities and expectations for all involved in protecting children in Scotland and replaces the 2014 version.

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Keeping children safe poster artwork

Date
12/08/2021

Category
Guidance

Poster to accompany the ELC campaign Keeping Children Safe.

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Keeping children safe poster artwork SIMOA

Date
12/08/2021

Category
Guidance

Poster to accompany the ELC campaign Keeping Children Safe.

Authors
Scottish Government

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Staying together and connected: Getting it right for sisters and brothers

Date
26/07/2021

Category
Guidance

Guidance supporting implementation of the new duties for Scottish local authorities: that every looked after child will live with their brothers and sisters, where appropriate to do so

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
Care Inspectorate

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Text to Complain Service for Children and Young People

Date
14/06/2021

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication

An awareness leaflet and poster which gives details of the text to complain service number for children and young people

Authors
Vegetarian for Life

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Veganism - More than just a diet

Date
01/05/2021

Category
Guidance

Veganism is more than just a diet helps you identify hidden animal products and explain more about what to consider when shopping and caring for a vegan.

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.