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  • Supporting young carers survey (1)

    Date: 21st August 2020
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare

    Closing date: 31st August 2020

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  • Share approaches to health and social care engagement activities (1)

    Date: 21st August 2020
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare

    The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted community engagement with health and social care activities in different ways. Healthcare Improvement Scotland is looking for tips, learning or interesting examples from health and social care of engagement activities happening at a distance.

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  • Human rights and COVID-19

    Date: 20th August 2020
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Civil Rights and Freedoms, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Family Environment and Alternative Care

    Eight key policy briefings have been developed to highlight areas of human rights concern during the COVID-19 pandemic and identify how rights can be used to inform Scotland’s recovery.

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  • Supporting young carers: smoking, health and wellbeing survey

    Date: 20th August 2020
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare

    ASH Scotland is seeking the views of staff and volunteers working with young carers to inform its future engagement with young carers' services. The survey also intends to discover how ASH Scotland can offer the best support to improve young carers’ health and wellbeing, particularly in relation to smoking uptake and exposure to second-hand smoke.

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  • How are you doing? Survey results published

    Date: 20th August 2020
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare

    Results of Children’s Parliament’s monthly national wellbeing survey for children aged eight to 14 have been published. The results span from April to June 2020 and cover the following topics: learning, family and friends, health and wellbeing, access to information, expressing opinions and experiencing rights, worries and feeling good.

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  • Babies in Lockdown: listening to parents to build back better

    Date: 20th August 2020
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare

    This new report builds on the results of a survey of just over 5,000 new and expectant parents. It reveals a mixed picture of their COVID-19 lockdown experience and makes several calls to action to build back better.

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  • COVID-19: EU rights agency reports on impact of emergency measures by member states

    Date: 20th August 2020
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Civil Rights and Freedoms, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Family Environment and Alternative Care

    This bulletin explores the human rights implications of member states’ measures to tackle COVID-19 between 1st-30th June 2020. 

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  • Results of ‘Online in Lockdown’ survey released

    Date: 6th August 2020
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare

    This report provides insight into the effects of lockdown and enforced social isolation upon children and young people aged 12-24 across Scotland’s 32 local authority areas. The research focussed specifically on emotional wellbeing before and during lockdown, and experiences of online bullying and prejudice during lockdown.

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  • Bridging the digital divide for care experienced young people in Scotland

    Date: 6th August 2020
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms, Basic Health and Welfare

    This briefing explores the digital divide between care experienced young people and their peers. It touches on the challenges and solutions to digital exclusion before and during COVID-19 restrictions. 

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  • Oxfam calls for increased support for families in poverty

    Date: 6th August 2020
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare

    A new briefing from Oxfam Scotland explores the link between the undervaluing of care work in Scotland, including childcare, and increasing poverty levels. It calls on the Scottish Government to use its devolved powers to protect low-income families.

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  • British Institute of Human Rights submits evidence to Joint Committee on Human Rights COVID-19 inquiry

    Date: 6th August 2020
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Civil Rights and Freedoms

    A summary of evidence submitted by the British Institute of Human Rights to the UK Parliament Joint Committee on Human Rights inquiry into government responses to COVID-19 has been published.

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  • Life in lockdown for siblings of disabled children

    Date: 6th August 2020
    Category: Family Environment and Alternative Care, Basic Health and Welfare

    A survey by Sibs has found that COVID-19 has led to increased caring responsibilities, isolation and poorer mental health issues for siblings of disabled children.

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  • Share approaches to health and social care engagement activities

    Date: 6th August 2020
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare

    The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted community engagement with health and social care activities in different ways. Healthcare Improvement Scotland is looking for tips, learning or interesting examples from health and social care of engagement activities happening at a distance.

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  • New survey on the impact of COVID-19 on young carers

    Date: 22nd July 2020
    Category: Family Environment and Alternative Care, Basic Health and Welfare

    The findings, gathered by Carers Trust Scotland, highlight that many young carers have experienced increased pressures due to COVID-19. This has had a negative impact on young carers’ mental health and wellbeing.

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  • A year of children’s food: a progress review of policy on children’s food and nutrition across the four UK nations 2019-20

    Date: 22nd July 2020
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare

    A new report reviews policy progress since the 2019 Children’s Right to Food Inquiry. The Inquiry found that inconsistent and insufficient policies were leaving large numbers of children unable to access the food they need, while other policies which seemed adequate on paper, were badly implemented in practice.

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  • Survey seeks parents’ and carers’ experiences of life on low income during COVID-19

    Date: 22nd July 2020
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Child poverty

    Child Poverty Action Group has partnered with the University of York and University of Birmingham to produce the survey which seeks to understand the challenges parents and carers on low income are facing during the current pandemic. The aim is to document the impact of COVID-19 on these families and help policymakers make better decisions.

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  • Survey explores the effect COVID-19 has had on families

    Date: 22nd July 2020
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare

    Commissioned by Action for Children, a YouGov survey of over 2000 parents has highlighted the impact of COVID-19 and life in lockdown.

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  • Select Committee seeks views on life beyond COVID

    Date: 22nd July 2020
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare

    A new House of Lords Select Committee on COVID-19 is asking for individuals and organisations to share their views on the long-term implications of the pandemic as part of their Life beyond COVID inquiry.

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  • Second implementation report on the Strategy on the Rights of the Child (2016-2021)

    Date: 22nd July 2020
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Civil Rights and Freedoms, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Family Environment and Alternative Care

    The report presents an overview of children’s rights-related progress by and information on the Council of Europe’s actions and achievements under each of the five thematic areas of the Strategy on the Rights of the Child, namely; equal opportunities for all children, participation of all children, a life free from violence for all children, the rights of the child in the digital environment.

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  • Practitioner and parental wellbeing podcast

    Date: 22nd July 2020
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare

    Listen to the latest free podcast on practitioner and parental wellbeing from child development trainer/Consultant Stan Godek.

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