Firstly a massive thank you to all those who answered our online survey. We had a total of 104 responses from across Scotland. This is a small sample in research terms but still provides interesting insight. We are trying to build up a picture of what childcare in Scotland looks like right now, a snapshot if you will before 1140 kicks in; how families are … Read More Market Research Results
It is widely accepted that a challenging or unstable childhood environment with parents who are perhaps in poverty, drug or alcohol dependent or suffering with mental health conditions will have a psychological impact on a child, but a physical one? Living in a domestic abuse household would certainly affect your mind and sense of wellbeing, but could it also give you cancer?
Continuing with our ‘Setting the Standards’ blog series today we look at how we manage the ‘fall out’ of conflict in our nursery settings. 2: I am fully involved in all decisions about my care and support. 2:8 Compassion: I am supported to communicate in a way that’s right for me, at my own pace, by people who are sensitive to me and my … Read More Now say you’re sorry!
Today we focus on another of the Health and Social Care Standards, in relation to the day to day ethos of life at Stramash Outdoor Nursery. I have Confidence in the organisation providing my care and support Wellbeing: 4.25 I am confident that people are encouraged to be innovative in the way they support and care for me. “The most dangerous phrase in … Read More That’s MY stick!
“The Standards are underpinned by five principles: dignity and respect, compassion, be included, responsive care, and support and wellbeing” The new Health & Social Care standards are designed to complement, not replace the ‘old standards’ which were previously called National Care Standards and laid out what someone could expect when accessing care, health and social services; to add further depth and detail. These ethos … Read More Setting the Standards
Our very first blog on our brand new website, what an exciting time! Today’s blog is an introduction to the kind of thing you can expect to see here; a bit of a ‘behind the scenes look at what goes on, and most importantly why we do things the way we do. As you’ve found our website, you probably know that we are a … Read More Taking off with Helicopter Stories!