Out of School Care

Services offering daycare of school-aged children, such as breakfast clubs, after school services, holiday clubs and play services.

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Keeping children safe poster artwork image

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.

Keeping children safe poster artwork SIMOA image

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.

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Early Learning and Childcare Statutory Guidance

Date
13/07/2021

Statutory guidance to education authorities to support them in exercising their functions in relation to the delivery of early learning and childcare from 1 August 2021.

Early Learning and Childcare National Induction Resource image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Early Learning and Childcare National Induction Resource

Date
23/06/2021

Category
Policy & Legislation

A resource developed to support individuals in their induction to delivering ELC – whether that is funded ELC or ELC that families purchase themselves - setting out how individuals can expect employers to support them in their new role.

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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
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

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Authors
Scottish Government

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Out to Play Section 10 Out of School Care

Date
17/03/2021

Category
Guidance

Supplementary guidance to be used alongside the main Out to Play document to support the delivery of outdoor experiences in Out of School Care settings

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Authors
Scottish Government

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Out To Play Section 11 Practitioners Supporting Children with Additional Support Needs

Date
17/03/2021

Category
Guidance

Supplementary guidance to be used alongside the main Out to Play document to support the delivery of outdoor experiences for children in early learning and childcare with additional support needs

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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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

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Authors
Education Scotland

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Autism Toolbox

Date
21/11/2019

Category
Guidance

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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

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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

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Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Frequently asked questions: Space to Grow: indoor/outdoor settings

Date
07/10/2019

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication

Frequently asked questions related to the guidance on the indoor/outdoor settings published alongside Space to Grow.

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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

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Authors
Society for Companion Animal Studies

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Animal Assisted Interventions: SCAS Code of Practice for the UK

Date
01/08/2019

Category
Guidance

A voluntary code intended to offer guidance on good practice for designing and delivering Animal Assisted Interventions effectively and safely, ensuring that the welfare needs of both humans and animals are met

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Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Out of school care: a review of children’s experiences

Date
31/03/2019

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, National strategies and frameworks

A thematic review capturing the experiences of children attending out of school care services during 2016/17

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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.

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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.

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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)

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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