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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Procurement of care and support services: best practice guidance image

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

A quality framework for daycare of children, childminding and school aged childcare image

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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A quality framework for daycare of children, childminding and school aged childcare

Date
15/06/2021

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance

A quality framework for daycare of children, childminding and school aged childcare, designed primarily to support services to evaluate their own performance, but will also be used by our inspectors to provide independent assurance about the quality of experiences and outcomes

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Authors
Scottish Government

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Planning with People

Date
11/03/2021

Category
Guidance

Community engagement and participation guidance for NHS Boards, Integration Joint Boards and Local Authorities that are planning and commissioning care services in Scotland

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

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.

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Authors
Care Inspectorate and Healthcare Improvement Scotland

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National guidance when a child or young person dies

Date
26/01/2021

Category
Guidance

Guidance setting out the process NHS boards and local authorities should follow when responding to, and reviewing, the death of a child or young person.

Our Commitment to Childminding in Scotland image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Our Commitment to Childminding in Scotland

Date
21/01/2021

Category
National strategies and frameworks

An action plan setting out the Scottish Government’s vision for childminding and the actions to support it that are being taken now and into the future

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Authors
Education Scotland

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Realising the Ambition

Date
26/02/2020

Category
Guidance

Early years practice guidance designed to refresh and build upon the original principles and philosophy of Pre-Birth to 3 and Building the Ambition

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
10/02/2020

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

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Independent Care Review

Date
05/02/2020

Category
Policy & Legislation

Integration in Action: Six Themes of Integration image

Authors
ALLIANCE

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Integration in Action: Six Themes of Integration

Date
03/12/2019

Category
Research

A collection of case studies to demonstrate examples of good practice within health and social care

Code of Guidance on Homelessness: Guidance on legislation, policies and practices to prevent and resolve homelessness (interim update) image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Code of Guidance on Homelessness: Guidance on legislation, policies and practices to prevent and resolve homelessness (interim update)

Date
07/11/2019

Category
Guidance

Updated code of guidance to help guide local authorities in their duties to assist people who are threatened with or who are experiencing homelessness

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Authors
NHS Education for Scotland & Scottish Social Services Council

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Equal Partners in Care

Date
22/10/2019

Category
Guidance

A learning resource for health and social care staff which will help support better conversations and interactions with carers

Care Inspectorate Improvement Strategy 2019-2022 image

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Care Inspectorate Improvement Strategy 2019-2022

Date
21/10/2019

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

Human Trafficking and Exploitation: Guidance for Scottish Local Authorities image

Authors
Cosla

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Human Trafficking and Exploitation: Guidance for Scottish Local Authorities

Date
18/10/2019

Category
Guidance

Guidance is intended to support local authorities to develop good practice to identify, refer and support victims of human trafficking and exploitation, and disrupt and deter criminal activities. Topics covered include spotting the signs of trafficking and exploitation, strategic...

Self-evaluation for improvement – your guide image

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Self-evaluation for improvement – your guide

Date
16/09/2019

Category
Guidance, Care Inspectorate Publication

A guide for care services undertaking self-evaluation

A quality framework for children and young people in need of care and protection image

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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A quality framework for children and young people in need of care and protection

Date
13/09/2019

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance

A quality framework for community planning partnerships to support self-evaluation of services for children and young people in need of care and protection

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Authors
Scottish Government

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Children & Young People’s Mental Health Task Force Recommendations

Date
04/07/2019

Category
National strategies and frameworks

Recommendations to Scottish Government and COSLA from the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Task Force, chaired by Dr Dame Denise Coia

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Authors
Scottish Government

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Our Vision to Improve Early Intervention in Psychosis in Scotland

Date
30/06/2019

Category
National strategies and frameworks

An action plan aimed at achieving the vision that people presenting for the first time with psychosis will have timely access to effective care and treatment, with early intervention and a focus on recovery

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Authors
Scottish Commission for Learning Disability

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Developing a Learning Disability Strategy

Date
18/06/2019

Category
Guidance

Guidance, suggestions and questions for developing a local learning disability strategy. This is a resource to support Health and Social Care Partnerships (HSCPs), local authorities and health boards when planning their local strategies.

Included, Engaged and Involved Part 1: A Positive Approach to the Promotion and Management of Attendance in Scottish Schools image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Included, Engaged and Involved Part 1: A Positive Approach to the Promotion and Management of Attendance in Scottish Schools

Date
14/06/2019

Category
Guidance

Refreshed guidance for education authorities on the promotion and management of school attendance

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Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Learning from Significant Case Reviews March 2015 to April 2018

Date
11/06/2019

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, National strategies and frameworks

A report on the findings following analysis of significant case reviews carried out between March 2015 and April 2018