Publications 5

22/06/2007 Report on the Ayrshire Partnership Criminal Justice Social Work Services

Social Work Inspection Agency: Performance Inspection of Criminal Justice Social Work Services: Report on the Ayrshire Partnership Criminal Justice Social Work Services 2007 (191 KB)

30/05/2007 Performance Inspection of Social Work Services: The Highland Council May 2007

Performance Inspection Report for Highland Council (733 KB)

30/05/2007 Social Work Inspection Agency: Performance Inspection Summary: The Highland Council

Summary Report for Highland Performance Inspection (50 KB)

29/05/2007 Social Work Inspection Agency: Multi-agency Inspection: Collaborative Working Across Services for Older People in Tayside

Multi-agency inspection of services for older people in Tayside - summary leaflet (56 KB)

29/05/2007 Multi-agency inspection: Collaborative working across services for older people in Tayside

Multi-agency inspection of services for older people in Tayside (858 KB)

17/05/2007 Report of a review by Dame Denise Platt on how the status of social care might be raised

To review the current arrangements for promoting the contribution social care makes to the promotion of people’s independence, inclusion, health and well being; to consider whether any action is required to improve the status of social care services and the social care workforce; To propose recommendations and timetable on any next steps which will be required. (322 KB)

14/05/2007 Local Practitioner Forum Toolkit 2

A new Local Practitioner Forum Toolkit is now available. This revised toolkit reflects some of the strengths and challenges practitioners have identified in setting up their Local Practitioner Forums to help their engagement with, and influence on, the Changing Lives agenda. It has been developed following discussions with representatives of local practitioner forums. The Toolkit is to be used as guidance only and may be adapted to suit each local area. (102 KB)

09/05/2007 Statistics Publication Notice: Health and Care Series: Social Worker Posts and Vacancies: April 2007

This publication forms part of a series of publications which provide aggregate information on social workers employed by Scottish Local Authority Social Work Services. It contains the results of a quarterly social worker census held across all Scottish local authorities on April 2, 2007. Care should be taken when comparing staffing figures over time (see Background Notes 1.3 to 1.7). (354 KB)

28/03/2007 National Strategy for the Development of the Social Services Workforce in Scotland: A Plan for Action 2005-2010 - Survey Results

The findings from this survey provides the first real indication of the progress being made by employers on the requirements place on them under the Strategy. It identifies progress across sectors, within service types and amongst different sizes of employers as well as looking at the rural/urban perspective. The report will be used to inform the work of the Workforce Development Change Programme. (89 KB)

21/03/2007 Service Development Group: Statement of Intent

This document outlines the intent of the Service Development Change Programme Group. (28 KB)

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