Blog: Animal Magic brings to life how special it is to be around animals

By Mary Morris, Team Manager

Last September we launched the resource Animal Magic, which showcases the positive benefits for people when animals are involved in their care setting. Since then we have had an amazing response to this resource and we hope that it is inspiring services across Scotland to think about how animals can help promote the best outcomes for people experiencing care.

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Falsified Medicines Directive

The EU Falsified Medicines Directive (2011/62/EU) (FMD) aims to ensure that medicines in the European Union (EU) are safe and that trade in medicines is properly controlled.

The final part of the Directive, the ‘safety features’ Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/161) comes into force on 9 February 2019.

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Bringing generations together

The Care Inspectorate is encouraging care services across Scotland to bring together younger and older people for everyone’s benefit.

A new resource full of good practice examples is being launched 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.

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Introduction to International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative for Food Texture

Introduction to IDDSI for food textures delivered by local health care professionals. 

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Personal Outcomes Network Meeting - Register Now!

The next Personal Outcomes Network meeting is on Thursday 28th February 2019, from 9.30am till 3.30pm in Fifteen Ninety Nine at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232-242 Street, Vincent Street, Glasgow G2 5RJ. The theme for this meeting will be ‘Personal outcomes and planning with the person’… whether we call this personal, care or support planning.

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