Introduction to the updated housing support services quality framework and self-evaluation toolkit

We would like to invite people working in housing support services to attend the above webinar.

This webinar will explain the changes made within the updated framework, and also introduce staff to the Self-evaluation Toolkit which has emerged from the learnings of our previous work on the Covid-19 Self-Evaluation Toolkit for key question 7 from discussions with services and inspectors.

Date: Tuesday 22 November 2022
Time: 10:00-11:00am

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New animation by our young inspection volunteers

This brand new animation was co-designed with our volunteers, as part of Key Question 7 – a significant change to how we carry out inspections for services for children and young people.  It explains what the changes are, focusing more on what really matters to young people and the quality of care they experience.  It also demonstrates The Promise in action – by making sure that our young people’s voices authentically influence our work. 

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A joint inspection of adult support and protection in the Scottish Borders

A joint inspection of adult support and protection measures in Scottish Borders has found significant strengths in ensuring adults at risk of harm are safe, protected and supported.

Inspectors also identified a few areas which could further improve.

Key strengths:  

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New care home guidance for people with learning disabilities who have dementia

Guidance has been published to help care homes in Scotland provide appropriate support for people with learning disabilities who have a diagnosis of dementia. The new guidance has been developed by Healthcare Improvement Scotland and the Care Inspectorate. It is believed that the national guidance is the first of its kind.

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Blog for National Allied Health Professions (AHPs) Day

At the Care Inspectorate we want to celebrate National Allied Health Professions (AHPs) Day by appreciating the contributions of our very own allied health professionals from across the organisation.

There are 14 different professions within the allied health professions family, and we currently have 13 members of staff with occupational therapy, physiotherapy and speech and language therapy backgrounds, in the Care Inspectorate.

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