Bringing Home Care: A Vision for Reforming Home Care in Scotland

May 2017

Trees that Bend in the Wind: Exploring the Experiences of Front Line Support Workers Delivering Palliative and End of Life Care

February 2017


Voices from the Nursing Front Line

November 2016

Independent Sector Nursing Data 2016

November 2016

National Care Home Contract Reform : Results of Independent Sector Provider Survey July 2016

August 2016

Convention on the Rights of Adults and Older People Receiving Care at Home or Housing Support

June 2016

An Agenda for Care

April 2016

Voices from the Frontline

February 2016

SDS and Older People in Scotland

January 2016

SDS and Older People in Scotland

January 2016


Convention on the Rights of Residents in Care Homes for Adults and Older People

November 2015

Towards a Partnership for Improvement: Independent Sector Providers’ Experiences of Regulation and Inspection by the Care Inspectorate

September 2015

A Question of Engagement: Measuring workforce engagement in the independent and voluntary sectors

August 2015

In the Front Line: Supplementary Report on Agency Staffing

July 2015

In the Front Line: Social Care Providers Survey Report on Recruitment and Retention

July 2015

Home Delivery: A Profile of the Care at Home Sector in Scotland

May 2015


An introduction to self-directed support for providers

Guide 1

The values and principles of self-directed support

Guide 2

Outcomes assessment in self-directed support services

Guide 3

Support planning and the provider’s role

Guide 4

The four SDS options

Guide 5

Inspection and regulation

Guide 6

Risk enablement and adult protection

Guide 7