financial management

A review of free personal and nursing care

Report which evaluates the robustness of financial planning, monitoring and reporting arrangements for FPNC at both national and local level. It examines the costs and funding allocations for FPNC across all Scottish councils and identifies the financial impact of FPNC on older people, the Scottish Government and councils.

Rethinking recession - needs and opportunities for sector change

Report exploring the impact of recession on the financial resources of the voluntary youth sector and looking at ways the sector could respond to the challenge of reduced income such as exploring opportunities for new collaborations and partnerships.

Funding social care: what service users say

Document that reports on the views of a diverse range of adult social care service users, brought together to explore current proposals for funding social care.

Investing to save: why it's important to invest in placement services for looked after children

Leaflet highlighting four case studies of the 'invest to save' strategy which is a coherent, planned approach to investing in the development of placement services for looked after children so that unnecessary expenditure is avoided and available resources are used as efficiently as possible.

The Care Commission annual report and accounts 2007/08

Annual report giving a full account of the Care Commission's activities, finances and organisation over the year.

Domiciliary care: national minimum standards

Document setting out the national minimum standards expected of domiciliary care agencies in England to ensure good quality personal care and support for people while living in their own home in the community.

Collaborative working across services for older people in Tayside : multi-agency inspection (summary)

Document summarising the results of an inspection of collaborative working arrangements between health and social work services for older people in Tayside and recommendations for improvements.

Collaborative working across services for older people in Tayside: multi-agency inspection

Report providing the results of an inspection of collaborative working arrangements between health and social work services for older people in Tayside and making recommendations for improvements.

Collaborative working across services for older people in Forth Valley: multi-agency inspection summary

Document summarising the results of an inspection of collaborative working arrangements between health and social work services for older people in Forth Valley and recommendations for improvements.

Collaborative working across services for older people in Forth Valley: multi-agency inspection

Report providing the results of an inspection of collaborative working arrangements between health and social work services for older people in Forth Valley and making recommendations for improvements.