Scottish Government Reports and Documents
Self-Directed Support A national strategy for Scotland 2010
Changing Lives Report 21st Century Social Work Review 2006
Christie Report Commission on the future of public services 2011
The New Mental Health Act A guide to independent advocacy Information for Service Users and their Carers 2005
GIRFEC A guide to Getting it right for every child 2012
Well-being: A web guide to measuring meaningful outcomes for GIRFEC
Better Health, Better Care: Action Plan 2007
National Risk Framework to Support the Assessment of Children and Young People 2012
Effective Approaches to Risk Assessment in Social Work: An International Literature Review 2007
The Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS) promote positive outcomes for the people who use Scotland’s social services by enhancing the capacity and capability of the social services workforce to access and make use of knowledge and research for service innovation and improvement.
Culture Change in the Public Sector – This Insight focuses on the topic of organisational culture change in the public sector.
Self-directed support (SDS): preparing for delivery – This Insight considers what can be learnt from existing research, related initiatives and experience elsewhere.
leading for outcomes – This guide aims to provide support on how to lead teams in the adoption and implementation of an outcomes-focused approach.
Talking Points: A Personal Outcomes Approach
Reshaping care and support planning for outcomes – An awareness raising resource for outcome-focussed care and support planning within adult registered services in Scotland.
The Moray Council
Eligibility Criteria for Community Care – This policy and procedure document is about eligibility for adult social care services to ensure greater consistency and transparency in standards for access to care services.
Foundations for Self-directed Support in Scotland – This is a free online course.
Self-Directed Support Scotland – national membership organisation promoting Independent Living by supporting, working with and championing the aims of Self Directed Support disabled people’s organisations.
Mental Health Foundation – Are committed to reducing the suffering caused by mental ill health and to help everyone lead mentally healthier lives
Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland – Good Practice Guides for professionals providing practical advice on putting the principles of mental health and incapacity law into practice.
Office of the Public Guardian (Scotland) – Powers of Attorney and Guardianship
In Control – Support Planning