Over 200 healthcare and social services professionals have graduated from the second and third cohorts of Scotland's Dementia Champions Programme. This is the first cohort to include social services staff who will take their skills into local communities. The original 100 healthcare graduates from 2012 are already making a measureable difference in how people with dementia are cared for in Scotland's acute hospitals.
We will publish the Mental Health Officer (MHO) report at 9.30am on Wednesday 29 May 2013.
Paul Edie has been appointed by Scottish Ministers to chair the board of the Care Inspectorate, the body charged with regulating and inspecting care services and social work services across Scotland.
Scotland’s Dementia Awards seek to celebrate creative approaches, innovation and best practice in all aspects of information, advice, care and support for people with dementia, their carers, partners and families.
The SSSC along with partners in Skills for Care and Development (SfC&D) has reviewed the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Leadership and Management for care services, following extensive consultation with the sector. A new suite of National Occupational Standards for Inspectors of Health, Social Care and Children and Young People's Services has been developed.
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