Health and social care integration

Consultation on the Regulations and Orders Relating to the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014 The draft Scottish Statutory Instruments that accompany the Public Bodies ... Continue Reading →

Launch of mobile apps for Modern Apprentice frameworks

Following the launch of the new Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs), we reviewed the Modern Apprentice (MA) Frameworks in social services in Scotland.  The review included ... Continue Reading →

New EPiC resources

The Equal Partners in Care (EPiC) project has recently produced a range of new resources for social services and health workers to raise awareness of carers and young carers. The resources ... Continue Reading →

Smartphone support for social service workers

The safe administration of medicine is a key area of concern for care and support services across Scotland.  This is reflected in the National Occupational Standards and Scottish Vocational ... Continue Reading →

Dementia Champions from Scotland’s social service workforce graduate

Eighteen Dementia Champions from social service settings received their graduation certificates from the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) Convenor Professor James McGoldrick. ... Continue Reading →

Revolutionising education and training for social services in Scotland

Developing mobile learning solutions for social services in Scotland A free, two day professional development event in January 2014 Modern technologies such as gaming, mobile devices, ... Continue Reading →

Inspiring change through digital learning.

Developing mobile learning solutions for social services in Scotland: a free, two day professional development event in January 2014. The SSSC is hosting an event at Dundee University ... Continue Reading →