Blog: More funding to expand CAPA

By Rami Okasha, Executive Director of Strategy and Improvement

Last week I attended the Activ8: Keep on moving conference – the culmination of the Care Inspectorate’s 18-month Care about Physical Activity improvement programme. The CAPA programme is a great example of how making small changes can improve the quality of care experienced by many older people. The CAPA programme uses tried and tested methods to support more movement, based around what people enjoy doing. 


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Reminder about our national survey for registration

A consultation on the registration and variation processes for regulated care services

We’re reviewing our registration processes and we’d like your views.


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Young inspection volunteers selected for prestigious First Minister mentee roles

We are celebrating the exciting news that two of the Care Inspectorate’s young inspection volunteers have been selected for prestigious roles through the First Minister’s mentorship initiative.

Toni Twigg has been selected as the overall winner by the First Minister and will be mentored by Nicola Sturgeon for one year. Ashley Mayer, who was also on the final shortlist of candidates, will now be matched with a mentor through the Scottish Chambers of Commerce network.


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Clachan of Campsie House Care Home

A care home for older people in East Dunbartonshire must make urgent improvements in the care experienced by vulnerable residents, inspectors have said.


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CAPA physical activity programme expanded

We are delighted that the Scottish Government has today announced £730,000 of further funding to allow the Care About Physical Activity programme (CAPA) to be expanded across Scotland, building on its previous funding of almost £1 million.


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