CCPS Improvement Workshop

The Improvement Support team, one of our team managers and a colleague from NHS Scotland had a recent improvement event with Coalition of Care Providers Scotland (CCPS).

From our previous workshop with CCPS, delegates identified that reducing medication errors was an area they would like to improve on – David Marshall provided an improvement session on this and increased awareness and confidence to use improvement techniques  to assist in improving outcomes for those experiencing care.

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Blog: Reflections from my visit to Canada

by Henry Mathias, Head of Professional Practice and Standards

In October I was invited by the Lawson Foundation to Toronto to give the keynote presentation at an international symposium to promote the development of outdoor play in Canada. The Canadian charity had made a trip to Scotland earlier in the year to study outdoor play and fully funded my visit.

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Open Wide Launch Event - 7 March 2019

Open Wide Launch Event on Thursday 7 March 2019 at COSLA, Verity House, 19 Haymarket Yards, Edinburgh, EH12 5BH

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Complaints about care services in Scotland 2014/15 to 2017/18

The Care Inspectorate has today published a report on complaints about care services in Scotland between 2014 and 2018.

The report shows that while the overall quality of care services in Scotland remains consistently high, the number of complaints received by the scrutiny and improvement body has increased over the period.

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Blog: New improvement resource helps people to eat and drink well in care

By Jacqueline Dennis, Improvement Adviser

Just take a moment to think of some of your favourite foods. Maybe it’s some crispy bacon in a fresh morning roll that’s smothered in butter, a slow-cooked Sunday roast with all the trimmings or a lovely nut roast if you are vegetarian/vegan. Simply thinking about it is probably making your mouth water.

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