Ethical commissioning in social care

Ethical commissioning in social care

last update on: 08/31/2023

A course introducing ethical commissioning within the context of adult social care in Scotland.

Learning Outcomes

  1. An increased awareness and understanding of the concept and principles of ethical commissioning
  2. An understanding of the development of the current policy and legal framework that underpins social care planning and purchasing
  3. Learners will be equipped with tools to examine and apply ethical commissioning practices in their work

Target staff groups for the training

  • Commissioning and procurement staff in public bodies 
  • Providers of social care and support: managers and business development teams
  • Service managers in social work and social care
  • Members of IJBs




10 hours

Commissioning and procurement of adult social care