Provision of communication equipment and support: guidance

Practical information on the principles of communication equipment and support in using that equipment.

4. References

1. Part 4 of the Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc. and Care) (Scotland) Act 2016

2. The Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc. and Care) (Scotland) Act 2016 (Commencement No. 3) Regulations 2018

3. The Functions of Health Boards and Special Health Boards (Scotland) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2018

4. The Scottish Government (2017) Health and Social Care Standards: My support, my life-

5. Universal Declaration of Human Rights-

6. Cameron, L., Boa, S. and McCulloch, H. (2013) The Development of Quality Indicators for Alternative and Augmentative Communication

7. NHS Education for Scotland (2014) IPAACKS: Informing and Profiling Augmentative and Alternative Communication ( AAC) Knowledge and Skills

8. The Scottish Government Getting it Right for Every Child ( GIRFEC) - Eight Indicators of Wellbeing -

9. The Scottish Government National Health and Wellbeing Outcomes

10. Communication Matters (2012) Augmentative and Alternative Communication ( AAC) Services Standards

11. UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - i. Article 2 (Definitions) ii. Article 21 (Freedom of expression and opinion, and access to information):

12. Scottish Transitions Forum -

13. Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998

14. Managing Medical Devices- Guidance for healthcare and social services organisations

15. Good Practice Guide for the Provision of Community Equipment Services

16. Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2004

17. Allied Health Professions Co-creating Wellbeing with the people of Scotland
The Active and Independent Living Programme in Scotland

18. The EU General Data Protection ( GDPR) -

19. Regulation of medical devices and new software, especially apps

20. Medical devices regulations: compliance and enforcement


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