University of Edinburgh

How good is our Sensory Service?

A Framework for Auditing and Evaluating the Quality of our Sensory Services

This document, launched on Wednesday, 1st May 2019 is available from the Scottish Sensory Centre or can be downloaded:


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  • Introduction
  • Why is it important to develop a quality framework to evaluate Sensory Services?
  • What are the aims of HGIOSS?
  • Who should read HGIOSS?
  • What should the HGIOSS? quality framework include?
  • What is the Timing and Purpose of the Framework?
  • APPENDIX 1: HGIOSS? adapted from HGIOS?4
  • APPENDIX 2: The Six-Point Scale (taken directly from HGIOS?4)
  • APPENDIX 3: Questionnaires or PDF version
  • APPENDIX 4: Quality Assurance Calendar or PDF version
  • APPENDIX 5: References


This work has been undertaken by Lorna Walker in collaboration with Elizabeth McCann and staff at the Scottish Sensory Centre.

© copyright: Scottish Sensory Centre, 2019

ISBN 978-0-9546036-6-3