National care standards: care homes for children and young people

DescriptionNational care standards: care homes for children and young people Edition
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Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateMay 16, 2011

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dignity • privacy • choice • safety • realising potential • equality and diversity

ISBN 978 0 7559 4747 8

First published by the Scottish Executive, March 2002
Revised September 2005
Reprinted by the Scottish Government, December 2008

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DPPAS 10250

On 1 April 2011 a new independent scrutiny and improvement body replaced the Care Commission - Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland (SCSWIS).
Contact SCSWIS on 0845 600 9527
or visit www.scswis.com

Contents

Introduction

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Beginning your stay (standards 1 to 7)
1 Arriving for the first time
2 First meetings
3 Keeping in touch with people who are important to you
4 Support arrangements
5 Your environment
6 Feeling safe and secure
7 Management and staffing

Leading your life (standards 8 to 16)
8 Exercising your rights
9 Making choices
10 Eating well
11 Keeping well - lifestyle
12 Keeping well - medication
13 Learning
14 Private life
15 Daily life
16 Supporting communication

Moving on (standard 17)
17 Moving on

Expressing your views (standards 18 and 19)
18 Concerns, comments and complaints
19 Advocacy

Annex A: Glossary

Annex B: Useful reference material

Annex C: Information on SSSC registration