Quality Framework Service Evaluation

£9.95

A requirement for all Scottish Childcare providers, this resource will help you evaluate ALL aspects of your childcare service under each of the Care Inspectorate’s Quality Framework Key Questions. Easily EDIT and adapt the completed example to suit YOUR setting and circumstances. 

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Whilst this resource has been written from a childminder’s perspective (with or without assistants) it may be easily adapted for use in larger childcare settings.

A requirement for all Scottish Childcare providers, this resource will help you evaluate ALL aspects of your childcare service under each of the Care Inspectorate’s Quality Framework Key Questions.

The perfect support tool for self-evaluation and preparing for inspection!

Quality framework for early learning and childcare 2022

The Care Inspectorate’s Quality Framework for the daycare of children, childminding and school aged childcare sets out what inspectors expect to see in high-quality care and learning and aims to support providers with self-evaluation.

This service evaluation resource works through the key questions and quality indicators of the framework, step by step, to assist with thoroughly evaluating every aspect of your service.

Easily edit and adapt the completed example to suit YOUR setting and circumstances. 

Includes ALL of the following:

Completed EDITABLE EXAMPLE for the 4 Key Questions: 

🔑Key question 1: How good is our care, play and learning?

🔑Key question 2: How good is our setting?

🔑Key question 3: How good is our leadership?

🔑Key question 4: How good is our staff team?

Work through the word document to add to, edit or adapt the example to suit your service and circumstances.

Please Note: The editable example is an EXAMPLE and should be used only as guidance to help you with ideas for each section. You will need to conduct your own evaluation which is unique to your setting and circumstances.

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The above images demonstrate how the completed example is set out. The completed example contains 31 pages of information. 

Plus a completed EDITABLE EXAMPLE for Key question 5: COVID-19

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(a further 13 pages)

Blank Service Evaluation Forms 

Versions provided for use with or without staff / assistants. Use the organised form format to complete your own evaluation under each of the quality indicator headings and improvement and support questions.

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The blank evaluation form contains sections for all 5 Key Questions and associated quality indicators. 

Quality Framework Service Evaluation CHECKLIST

A checklist to help summarise the principles of each key question with helpful prompts to ensure you have considered every aspect AND links to further support resources to assist with improvements in each area.

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The checklist contains sections for all 5 Key Questions and associated quality indicators and links to further MindingKids support resources. The checklist is supplied as a PDF and is not editable. 

Quality Framework Service Evaluation Cover

Attach this attractive cover to your completed evaluation form and keep in a safe place. Perfect for refreshing your memory prior to an inspection and as demonstration of your self-evaluation procedures.

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This comprehensive SELF-EVALUATION Resource will help you to consider the quality of your provision and plan for improvements under each of the Quality Framework Key Questions:

🔑Key question 1: How good is our care, play and learning?

How working with children and families and the effective use of Personal Care Plans ensures individual needs are met.

How child protection procedures are followed and robust systems are in place to ensure the confidentiality of data and online safety.

How knowledge of Child Development and following Best Practice Guidance enables child-led, high-quality play and learning experiences.

How family involvement is encouraged in an inclusive environment that promotes equal opportunities to ensure the best outcomes for children.

How children and families are supported through times of change with effective communication and partnership working enabling smooth transitions.

🔑Key question 2: How good is our setting?

How the design of the setting and resources on offer maximises opportunities for children to be independent and make choices, and to be challenged, creative and engaged through a variety of indoor and outdoor experiences.

How children are cared for in a comfortable environment where regular risk assessments and robust safety, maintenance and hygiene procedures ensure the safety of all service users.

🔑Key question 3: How good is our leadership?

How the vision, values and aims and objectives of the service is communicated clearly and all users are involved with evaluation procedures and improvements.

How knowledge, skills and creativity are used alongside best practice guidance to lead improvements, enhance experiences and support high quality play.

How effective deployment and management of staff and resources ensures the delivery of high quality care.

🔑Key question 4: How good is our staff team?

How regular reflection of practice, knowledge, training and CPL ensures competency in the delivery of compassionate and responsive care.

How fair and proper recruitment procedures are followed to ensure the suitability of all staff with induction processes taking into account staff qualifications, experience and skills.

How effective management ensures for efficient team working where staff skills and available space is used in the best way to meet individual and wider group needs.

PLUS:

🔑Key question 5: How good is our care and support during the Covid-19 pandemic?

How children and families are supported as routines and procedures change in line with Covid-19 guidance.

How Covid-19 guidance is followed to ensure the safety of all children, families and staff.

❔How the management of staff ensures children’s needs continue to be met throughout the pandemic and staff are supported in their role.

 

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The completed EDITABLE EXAMPLE and Blank Service Evaluation Forms are provided as Microsoft Word documents and are entirely editable. 

Work through the documents to edit or add information as required for your setting and circumstances.

Please Note: The editable example is an EXAMPLE and should be used only as guidance to help you with ideas for each section. You will need to conduct your own evaluation which is unique to your setting and circumstances.

The Quality Framework Service Evaluation CHECKLIST and cover are provided as PDF Forms. 

It is possible to digitally tick the checklist boxes and to add your setting name and details into the designated fields on the forms. The documents themselves are not editable.