Quality framework for fostering, adoption and adult placement services

We have published the new quality framework for fostering, adoption and adult placement services.

The new framework will help us answer key questions about the difference that care is making to people and the quality and effectiveness of the elements that contribute to those differences.

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Scottish Care Nursing Event

Scottish Care will be hosting an online event on Thursday 24 June between 10:00 – 14:00 - The future vision for health and social care nursing.

The event will look at the future vision for health and social care nursing and will include a presentation by our Chief Nurse, Jane Douglas about how her new role will support clinical practice and improvement.   The programme also includes presentations from frontline staff, and representation from professional bodies.  It also includes a panel session that centres around education and leadership, in supporting our future leaders.

click here to find more information and to register for the event. 

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Blog: Meet our Chief Nurse

As part of International Nurses Day today, we would like to introduce you to our Chief Nurse, Jane Douglas.

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Care Inspectorate report on inspections, 12 May 2021

The Care Inspectorate has published a report of inspections carried out in care services in the past two weeks.

This report covers inspections we have completed since those detailed in our previous report of 28 April.

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Safe Staffing Project – May Update

Consultation and collaboration have been key pieces of work for the Safe Staffing Team.

We have engaged with a range of stakeholders over the last couple of months and have carried out a number of consultation events such as internal and external webinars, a focus group and a sector survey. The purpose of these consultations was to provide interactive opportunities to develop understanding of the Health and Care (Staffing) Scotland Act 2019, project aims and potential ways to measure success in terms of safe staffing, while gaining views and insight into safe and effective staffing from a variety of perspectives.

Participants included:

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