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Social work update, October 2016

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Social work update October 2016 (PDF, 147KB)

Following a Scottish Government review of social work complaints, the complaints system will change from 1 April 2017.

The October 2016 update is the first in a series of bulletins about the changes to the social work procedure.

It  includes information on:

  • the new complaints procedure;
  • our professional judgement powers and how we will consider professional judgement;
  • the transitional period;
  • priorities in the coming months.

You can also read October’s bulletin online

If you would like to find out more or subscribe to the bulletin, please contact us.

Updated: March 8, 2017