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National Care Standards: Care at Home

DescriptionNational Care Standards - Care at Home Edition
ISBN
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateMay 16, 2011

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Revised March 2005
ISBN 978 0 7559 4543 6

This document is also available in pdf format (984k)

On 1 April 2011 a new independent scrutiny and improvement body replaced the Care Commission - Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland (SCSWIS).
Contact SCSWIS on 0845 600 9527
or visit www.scswis.com

Contents

Introduction
Before using the service (standards 1 to 4)
1 Informing and deciding
2 The written agreement
3 Your personal plan
4 Management and staffing
Using the service (standards 5 to 11)
5 Lifestyle
6 Eating well
7 Keeping well - healthcare
8 Keeping well - medication
9 Private life
10 Supporting communication
11 Expressing your views
Annex A: Glossary
Annex B: Useful reference material
Annex C: The context of the standards for care at home