Posts Tagged 'consultation'

Scottish Government Occupational Therapist Event

The Scottish Government is running events early in 2016 to enable Ministers and the Scottish Government’s Chief Social Work Adviser, Alan Baird, and the Acting Chief Health Professions Officer Tracey MacInnes to engage directly with OTs working in social services to talk about the Vision and Strategy. Continue reading ‘Scottish Government Occupational Therapist Event’

Consultation: The Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership draft Strategic Plan and Joint Strategic Needs Assessment

The ELPF would like to submit a response to this on behalf of its attendees. It is a three month public consultation and you can either submit a response to us ( and we will collate the views of social workers and other front line workers across the city, or you can submit an individual response here This is also where you can view all the papers for the consultation.


National Care Standards Consultation

Have you have experience of using care services? Either yourself or a family member? Would you be willing to share your opinions to help develop Care Standards for the future?

Social care is an integral part of many people’s lives. The National Care Standards were created in 2002 by the Scottish Government to give those accessing care a definitive list of what they should expect. The twenty three original care standards were developed with the underlying principles of dignity, privacy, choice and safety in mind. However, whilst the principles remain intact, the changes to the way that care services are planned, delivered and scrutinised means it is necessary for the Government to review the standards.
Continue reading ‘National Care Standards Consultation’

Redesigning Community Justice

Remember way back when in 2013 when the ELPF put in a response to the Scottish Government Consultation on the Resesign of Community Justice Services in Scotland? Well, there’s now a proposal and, if you’re interested, you can read it here


Edinburgh Autism Plan Consultation

The City of Edinburgh Council already has set out plans for people with autism who also have a learning disability. However it has been identified that there are significant gaps in provision for people with autism who do not have a learning disability.

To address this, a group of people affected by autism and professionals involved in their support have been meeting to develop a draft plan. Continue reading ‘Edinburgh Autism Plan Consultation’

ELPF response to the consultation on the Proposed Redesign of Community Justice Services

Hi everyone

Thanks for your input at our February meeting, where we discussed the proposed redesign of Community Justice Services. We have got our response together and it was submitted to Scottish Government yesterday. If you want to read it, you can do so here: Response to CJSW consultation.

Your input was greatly appreciated!


Next ELPF Meeting

World Social Work DayMarch 17th, 2020
Edinburgh Arts Centre

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