This page lists guidance which has been produced by Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW) to supplement regulations and national minimum standards.
References to Care standards Inspectorate for Wales (CSIW) in these documents should be read as CSSIW.
A guide for people who provide services
Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW) have changed the way we inspect and report on regulated services.
This document replaces the earlier guidance on the role of the Inspectorate, set out in the 2003 update.
This Circular provides guidance to authorities in Wales in their roles as care planners, care providers and commissioners of local community living arrangements and housing related support for adults with a learning disability.
This page contains a self assessment and improvement tool commissioned by CSSIW for local safeguarding children boards.
This guide has been prepared by the three Fire Authorities in Wales and the Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW).
The purpose of this guidance is to clarify issues that have arisen in respect of the fostering services that are providing parent and child placements.
The aim of this guidance is to help registered persons comply with Regulation 28.
The aim of this guide is to help registered persons comply with this Regulation.
The aim of this guidance is to help registered persons comply with Regulation 26.
This handbook is valid from 1st April 2009.
This note sets out guidance to the Headteachers, Principals and other providers, on inspecting residential provision in school settings.
This supplementary guidance provides additional advice to inspectors and providers when interpreting the relevant standards for intermediate care.
This document clarifies the responsibility of registered providers of services for adults and children under the Care Standards Act 2000 and relevant regulations.
This Operational Guidance relating to existing care homes reinforces the importance of applying professional judgement when considering the unique situation of any individual care home.