Community Planning and Commissioning

Community Planning Partnerships, Integrated Joint Boards, Local Authorities, and any other people or organisations involved in the strategic provision of social care and social work services across Scotland.

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Social Work Scotland Annual Conference image

Authors
Social Work Scotland

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Social Work Scotland Annual Conference

Date
12/06/2019

Category
Event

The Social Work Scotland Annual Conference will take place at the Crieff Hydro Hotel on 12-13 June 2019

Raising concerns in the workplace. Guidance for employers, social service workers and social work students image

Authors
Care Inspectorate and Scottish Social Services Council

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Raising concerns in the workplace. Guidance for employers, social service workers and social work students

Date
14/05/2019

Category
Guidance

Guidance to advise employers, social service workers and social work students on their duty and responsibilities in raising and acting on concerns

Funding follows the child and the national standard for early learning and childcare providers - transition options guidance on contracting image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Funding follows the child and the national standard for early learning and childcare providers - transition options guidance on contracting

Date
29/04/2019

Category
Guidance

A document outlining options for local authorities to consider when developing their processes to contract with private and third sector early learning and childcare providers

Funding follows the child and the national standard for early learning and childcare providers- guidance for setting sustainable rates from August 2020 image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Funding follows the child and the national standard for early learning and childcare providers- guidance for setting sustainable rates from August 2020

Date
29/04/2019

Category
Guidance

A document providing guidance to enable local authorities to set a sustainable rate that is paid to funded providers in the private and third sectors

Funding follows the child and the national standard for early learning and childcare providers- guidance on criteria 7 - business sustainability image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Funding follows the child and the national standard for early learning and childcare providers- guidance on criteria 7 - business sustainability

Date
29/04/2019

Category
Guidance

Guidance to support implementation of the business sustainability criteria of the national standard for early learning and childcare

Secure Care Strategic Board: report to Scottish Ministers image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Secure Care Strategic Board: report to Scottish Ministers

Date
24/04/2019

Category
National strategies and frameworks

The final report of the Secure Care Strategic Board, established in 2017 to create a vision, develop national standards and consider the future commissioning for secure care in Scotland

Self-directed Support Implementation Study 2018: report 1 image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Self-directed Support Implementation Study 2018: report 1

Date
11/04/2019

Category
National strategies and frameworks

A report providing a Change Map intended to capture the required changes for the effective delivery of social care within the context of Self-directed Support

Guidance on the presumption to provide education in a mainstream setting image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Guidance on the presumption to provide education in a mainstream setting

Date
26/03/2019

Category
Guidance

Guidance to education authorities on their duty to provide education in a mainstream school or early learning and childcare setting unless certain exceptions apply

A review of care services for early learning and childcare 2014 - 2017 image

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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A review of care services for early learning and childcare 2014 - 2017

Date
19/03/2019

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, National strategies and frameworks

The findings of a review of early learning and childcare (ELC) covering the period 2014 to 2017, set in the context of ELC expansion.

The Keys to Life: Unlocking Futures for People with Learning Disabilities Implementation framework and priorities 2019-2021 image

Authors
Scottish Government

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The Keys to Life: Unlocking Futures for People with Learning Disabilities Implementation framework and priorities 2019-2021

Date
13/03/2019

Category
National strategies and frameworks

An updated implementation framework for the learning disability strategy, covering the period 2019-2021. It builds on progress since the previous framework was published in 2015 and reflects the broader priorities of the Scottish Government, local authorities, NHS Boards and inte...

How to Use 'The Hub' image

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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How to Use 'The Hub'

Date
12/03/2019

Category
Guidance

A guide on How to use The Hub.

Children's rights legislation in Scotland: quick reference guide image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Children's rights legislation in Scotland: quick reference guide

Date
11/03/2019

Category
Guidance

Guide to children's rights legislation, including the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC)

Bringing Generations Together image

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Bringing Generations Together

Date
12/02/2019

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance

Good practice examples to give care services ideas on how to bring generations together in a variety of care settings in a way that improves the quality of their lives

Protecting children and young people: Child Protection Committee and Chief Officer responsibilities image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Protecting children and young people: Child Protection Committee and Chief Officer responsibilities

Date
11/02/2019

Category
Guidance

Guidance outlining Child Protection Committee and Chief Officer responsibilities for protecting children and young people

Ministerial Strategic Group for Health and Community Care - Review of Progress with Integration of Health and Social Care - Final Report image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Ministerial Strategic Group for Health and Community Care - Review of Progress with Integration of Health and Social Care - Final Report

Date
05/02/2019

Category
National strategies and frameworks

The final report of a progress review on the integration of health and social care carried out by the Ministerial Strategic Group for Health and Community Care

A review of care services for children and young people 2014 - 2017 image

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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A review of care services for children and young people 2014 - 2017

Date
05/02/2019

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, National strategies and frameworks

The findings of a review of care services for children covering the period 2014 to 2017.

Mental health law in Scotland - guide to named persons image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Mental health law in Scotland - guide to named persons

Date
15/01/2019

Category
Guidance

A guide to help people understand their rights in relation to the role of the named person, as set out in mental health law

Funding Follows The Child And The National Standard For Early Learning and Childcare Providers: Frequently Asked Questions for Local Authorities and Providers image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Funding Follows The Child And The National Standard For Early Learning and Childcare Providers: Frequently Asked Questions for Local Authorities and Providers

Date
21/12/2018

Category
Guidance

A document addressing some of the frequently asked questions from local authorities and providers about the Funding Follows the Child approach, the National Standard criteria and delivery of the real Living Wage commitment

Funding Follows The Child And The National Standard For Early Learning and Childcare Providers: Operating Guidance image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Funding Follows The Child And The National Standard For Early Learning and Childcare Providers: Operating Guidance

Date
21/12/2018

Category
Guidance

Guidance on how the Funding Follows the Child approach will operate, in particular how settings will meet the National Standard criteria and what the role of local authorities will be in implementing the approach from August 2020. It also includes clarification on some of the det...

Funding Follows The Child And The National Standard For Early Learning and Childcare Providers: Principles and Practice image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Funding Follows The Child And The National Standard For Early Learning and Childcare Providers: Principles and Practice

Date
21/12/2018

Category
National strategies and frameworks

A document setting out the Funding Follows the Child approach and the National Standard which will underpin it and which all providers wishing to deliver the funded entitlement will have to meet from 2020. It also details the next steps the Scottish Government will take to suppo...

Out To Play: Practical guidance for creating outdoor play experiences in early learning and childcare image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Out To Play: Practical guidance for creating outdoor play experiences in early learning and childcare

Date
21/12/2018

Category
Guidance

Guidance and practical advice for early learning and childcare settings and practitioners on how to access outdoor spaces to create safe, nurturing and inspiring outdoor learning experiences