Entries by ICT Admin

Practical information and advice

With so much really useful and practical advice and guidance around we thought you might find it useful if we collated a few together to share with you. We hope you find them helpful. May Calendar – Action for Happiness This Meaningful May Calendar has daily actions for May 2020 to help us respond to this global crisis with […]

Week ending 1st May 2020: Summary of information updates

The Care Inspectorate  shared the following information: Update for ELC and Childminders on the COVID-19 staff absences “The recent COVID-19 staff absences notification that went live on the 17th April is being revised and there is no longer a requirement for ELC and childminders to complete these.  Please continue to complete the daily survey for […]

Keeping Safe Online

With many children and young people spending more time online, it’s comforting for parents/carers to know that you’re doing everything you can to help ensure they do so safely. Have a look at these useful guides providing helpful information to help you keep children and young people of all ages safe online: Internet matters 0 […]

Important update from Highland Child Protection Committee

COVID 19 – Interim Changes to Highland Child Protection Guidance The Highland Child Protection Committee has issued an update to Child Protection Guidance for during COVID-19. They state: “The Scottish Government update to National Child Protection Guidance supports interim changes to local arrangements for child protection practice. Following this document, some small amendments have been […]

Opening Doors

Due to COVID-19, ‘Opening Doors’ will be taking a break and will return as soon as possible Need help or advice meantime visit https://www.careandlearningalliance.co.uk/covid-19/  

Inactive services during COVID-19

The Care Inspectorate has issued the following information: “The Care Inspectorate understands that as a result of the current situation regarding Covid-19 that a number of registered care services will not be operational during this period. In normal circumstances, we ask services to submit a notification indicating where the service is ‘inactive’ for any length […]

Happy Easter

Happy Easter everyone – if you are looking for some fun things to do with the children, click here to access the CALA Family Information section of our website.

Links to further guidance, resources and information – 3/4/20

The Scottish Social Services Council – ‘Workforce support and wellbeing during COVID-19’ A resource to support the health and wellbeing of staff during the challenging times of COVID-19. Click here to access the resource The Scottish Social Services Council – Guidance for employers on core training for redeployed workers, temporary workers and volunteers SSSC state: […]