Connect with health and social care people

People Connect was developed by NHS Education for Scotland in collaboration with Quality and Efficiency Support Team at the Scottish Government and the Quality Improvement Hub. This ... Continue Reading →

Technology enabled learning in health and social care

Increasingly Scotland’s health and social care staff need to use the software and tools that can be accessed through a range of devices, such as personal computers, laptops, mobile ... Continue Reading →

Modern apprenticeships in social services

Modern and technical apprenticeships offer people the chance of paid employment linked with the opportunity to train across social services.  They help apprentices gain qualifications ... Continue Reading →

Findings of health and social care experience survey published

The Scottish Government has published the first findings from their new health and social care experience survey. The survey includes the views of people who use services around the ... Continue Reading →

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 →

How is self-directed support different?

Self-directed support fundamentally changes the relationship between people who are supported and people who work with individuals to provide that support. This means: a focus on what’s ... Continue Reading →

Health and social care regulators reception

In November the SSSC took part in an event in the Scottish Parliament which aimed to discuss how health and social care regulators are working together to protect the public in Scotland. The ... Continue Reading →

Learning by NOS

Karen Thomson from the Care recruitment champion project explains that by using the National Occupational Standards they have built comprehensive assessment materials. Funded through ... Continue Reading →

Health and social care – get involved in shaping services

A range of local events are being planned over the coming months to get people involved in shaping policy relating to adult services and older people.  Organisations of all sizes ... Continue Reading →