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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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 Vegams

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.

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Guidance for providers on the assessment of staffing

Date
11/03/2021

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance

Guidance to ensure that premises-based services have clear information on the effective assessment of safe staffing, in line with our quality frameworks, the Health and Social Care Standards, the Health and Care Staffing Scotland Act 2019, and Safety Huddle and Professional Judgm...

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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

Date
27/01/2021

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, Celcis, Clan Childlaw

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Continuing Care and the Welfare Assessment: Practice Note

Date
17/11/2020

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance

A practice note on welfare assessments for young people experiencing continuing care

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
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

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Independent Care Review

Date
05/02/2020

Category
Policy & Legislation

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Code of practice for the review of Initial and Significant Case Reviews of children and young people in Scotland

Date
01/02/2020

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance

A Code of Practice for the review of Significant Case Reviews (SCRs) of children and young people in Scotland, outlining the role of the Care Inspectorate as a central collation point for SCRs and in reviewing and disseminating learning nationally. The Code also sets out the arra...

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

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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A report on the deaths of looked after children in Scotland 2012-2018

Date
14/01/2020

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication

Care Inspectorate report on the main themes emerging from notifications received by the Care Inspectorate related to the deaths of 61 care-experienced children and young people between 2012 and 2018

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Good practice guidance: prevention and management of choking episodes in babies and children

Date
12/12/2019

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance

Guidance to raise awareness of preventing and managing choking episodes for those caring for young children