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Social Work Services Planning and Performance

What are Strategies, Plans and Performance?

Social Work Services have various strategies and plans which set out our strategic aims and objectives, and provide a framework for the planning and delivery of services. We produce the following plans:

Annual performance in respect of Social Work aims and objectives are reported in our pdf icon Annual Service Plan and Improvement Report [377kb] (ASPIR).

Our Planning and Performance structures are currently in the process of change as part of Health and Social Care Integration. You can read more about this, on our Health and Social Care Integration pages.

Integrated Children and Young People Service Plan?

The pdf icon Glasgow Integrated Children and Young People Service Plan 2017-20 [1Mb] is available; there is also a pdf icon Child and Young People Summary Plan [634kb].

The plan sets out the strategic direction for the planning and delivery of services for children, young people and families in Glasgow City.  It is a requirement of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014  and has five aims of:

  • Keeping children safe
  • Promoting healthy and resilient children
  • Developing family support and early intervention
  • Raising attainment and achievement for all children and young people
  • Improving services for care experienced children and young people.

The pdf icon Plan [1Mb] was developed in collaboration with public and third sector organisations and takes into account the feedback we have received over the years from children, young people, parents/carers and staff about their priorities for improving services.  The pdf icon Child and Young People Summary Plan [634kb] is also available.

If you would like to send us your views on the plan please email

What is the Criminal Justice Strategic Plan?

The pdf icon Criminal Justice Strategic Plan [238kb] has been produced to inform the public, service users and staff of the strategic priorities of the Criminal Justice service in Glasgow. It describes the planning structure, partnership working and activity that is taking place to achieve national and local priorities.

What is the Joint Adult Services Plan?

Thepdf icon Joint Adult Services Plan for Glasgow City [180kb] sets out the joint vision, objectives and priorities for delivery of care and support services within the City. It addresses the needs and aspirations of vulnerable adults and older people.

Where can I read about Social Work Services Performance?

The Social Work Servicespdf icon Annual Service Plan and Improvement Report [377kb] (ASPIR) provides a progress report on the delivery of the Council Strategic Plan, Single Outcome Agreement (SOA) and major service priorities.

The aim of the ASPIR is to review targets set the previous year and provide contextual and statistical evidence about how well we have performed in meeting our objectives. The ASPIR also looks ahead to the next year and where necessary sets out our refreshed targets and milestones for the period.


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