Since 2018, the Care Inspectorate have been rolling out a revised methodology for inspecting care and support services. The core of the new approach is a quality framework for use in self-evaluation, scrutiny and improvement support which sets out the elements that will help answer key questions about the difference care is making to people and the quality and effectiveness of the things that contribute to those differences. This involves setting out what they expect to see in high-quality care and support provision in order to help allow improvement. Using a framework in this way develops a shared of what constitutes good care and support.
Work is currently underway on a joint framework for support services (care at home) and housing support services (including combined services). The Care Inspectorate wish to consult with the sector to ensure that the framework reflects key issues and areas of practice that will support positive outcomes for the people using this range of services. This will be an approach that will consider how they inspect services across the range of services under these registration categories.
Consultation events are being held at the following locations and we encourage you to participate. A session will be run at each location from 9.30am – 12.30pm. Places will be limited, so please book your place as soon as possible if you are interested.
Please contact Jane McIntosh at [email protected] to request a place at any of the following events:
- Tuesday 26 November 2019 at the Best Western Queens Hotel Dundee 160 Nethergate, Dundee, DD1 4DU
- Thursday 28 November 2019 at the Stirling Court Hotel, Airthrey Road, Stirling, Stirlingshire, FK9 4LA
Please note: A further event will be arranged for Orkney to take place in January 2020.