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Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014

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54Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland

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In section 53 of the Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (inspections by Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland)—

(a)in subsection (1), after paragraph (b), add—

(c)where social services, services provided under the health service or services provided by an independent health care service are provided in pursuance of an integration scheme approved under section 7 of the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014 (“the 2014 Act”), the planning, organisation or co-ordination of those services.,

(b)in subsection (2)—

(i)for “this section” substitute “subsection (1)(a) or (b)”,

(ii)after paragraph (e), add—

(f)reviewing and evaluating the extent to which the social service is complying with the integration delivery principles and contributing to achieving the national health and wellbeing outcomes,

(g)reviewing and evaluating the extent to which the planning, organisation or co-ordination of social services, services provided under the health service and services provided by an independent health care service is complying with the integration delivery principles and contributing to achieving the national health and wellbeing outcomes,

(h)reviewing and evaluating the effectiveness of a strategic plan prepared under section 29 of the 2014 Act in complying with the integration delivery principles and contributing to achieving the national health and wellbeing outcomes,

(i)encouraging improvement in the extent to which implementation of a strategic plan prepared under section 29 of the 2014 Act complies with the integration delivery principles and contributes to achieving the national health and wellbeing outcomes, and

(j)enabling consideration as to the need for any recommendations to be prepared as to any such improvement to be included in the report prepared under section 57.,

(c)after subsection (2), insert—

(2A)The purposes of an inspection under subsection (1)(c) may include any of those mentioned in subsection (2)(f) to (j)., and

(d)after subsection (6), add—

(7)In this section—

  • “independent health care service” has the meaning given by section 10F(1) of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978;

  • “integration delivery principles” has the meaning given by section 31 of the 2014 Act;

  • “national health and wellbeing outcomes” has the same meaning as in section 5(1) of the 2014 Act..

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