School Care Accommodation

School care accommodation covers a wide range of schools with residential accommodation, from boarding schools to residential schools that meet individual care and education needs.     

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A quality framework for mainstream boarding schools and school hostels image

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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A quality framework for mainstream boarding schools and school hostels

Date
02/12/2019

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance

Our quality framework and methodology for inspecting mainstream boarding schools and school hostels based on the Health and Social Care Standards

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
29/10/2019

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication

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.

Equal Partners in Care image

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

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

Guidance for the regulation of guardianship arrangements in boarding schools image

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Guidance for the regulation of guardianship arrangements in boarding schools

Date
08/08/2019

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance

Guidance setting out the Care Inspectorate's approach to regulating these arrangements

Animal Assisted Interventions: SCAS Code of Practice for the UK image

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

A quality framework for care homes for children and young people and school care accommodation image

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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A quality framework for care homes for children and young people and school care accommodation

Date
24/06/2019

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, Guidance

Our quality framework and methodology for inspecting care homes for children and young people and school care accommodation based on the new Health and Social Care Standards.

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

Key Messages for Young People on Healthy Relationships and Consent image

Authors
Scottish Government

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Key Messages for Young People on Healthy Relationships and Consent

Date
17/05/2019

Category
Guidance

National guidance to help professionals give advice and support to young people on healthy relationships and consent

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

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

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

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

The joint strategic inspection of services for children and young people: Review of findings from the inspection programme 2012-2017 image

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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The joint strategic inspection of services for children and young people: Review of findings from the inspection programme 2012-2017

Date
01/11/2018

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, National strategies and frameworks

A report setting out the findings of a five year programme of joint inspections of services for children and young people covering each local authority in Scotland

What can you expect from your care worker? image

Authors
Scottish Social Services Council

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What can you expect from your care worker?

Date
04/09/2018

Category
Guidance

A leaflet explaining to people what type of behaviour and values they can expect from their care worker and what to do if they have a concern

Preventing and responding to child sexual exploitation: evidence from inspections of care services for children and young people image

Authors
Care Inspectorate

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Preventing and responding to child sexual exploitation: evidence from inspections of care services for children and young people

Date
19/06/2018

Category
Care Inspectorate Publication, National strategies and frameworks

A report on a focused scrutiny programme which looked at how well care services are preventing and responding effectively to child sexual exploitation.

Parents' Play Pack: For parents and carers of children aged eight to twelve image

Authors
Play Scotland

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Parents' Play Pack: For parents and carers of children aged eight to twelve

Date
30/03/2018

Category
Guidance

A resource pack aimed at parents and carers of children aged 8-12 years old. The pack includes tips and hints on getting children out to play every day, up-to-date information on play and useful references