Jessie moves to regain her independence

Residents from Parkdale Care Home, Auchterarder are benefiting from Care about Physical Activity (CAPA) – a Care Inspectorate improvement programme to boost physical activity for older people experiencing care by having opportunities to move more. Experts say moving more often it is a really important way for older people to stay healthy and well.

Read more

The Care Inspectorate are recruiting

We’re looking for people who are passionate about high-quality social care, social work and justice services

The Care Inspectorate is recruiting, right across Scotland for Inspectors and Strategic inspectors. We are also recruiting a Service Manager (Strategic Scrutiny). If you’re an expert in your field, we’d love to hear from you.

Read more

We’re changing our inspections – and we’d like your thoughts

The Care Inspectorate is developing new approaches to scrutiny. We want to make sure inspections, and our other scrutiny work, are strongly focused on assessing the quality of people’s experiences, and understanding the difference care and support makes to their lives.

Read more

Blog: We are working with care providers to introduce the new Health and Social Care Standards

By Karen Reid, Chief ExecutiveKaren Reid web

As we prepare to roll out the new Health and Social Care Standards in April, many of my colleagues from the Care Inspectorate have been talking with providers to keep them up to date on developments and answer any questions they may have. This is something we will continue to ensure happens, especially as the new standards look very different to the ones from 2002.
Read more

Tackling Inequalities Through Health and Social Care Design

The Scottish Improvement Science Collaborating Centre is delighted to announce that as part of the Knowledge into Action at Scale work; the Tackling Inequalities Through Health and Social Care Design online course will be launched on 18 February 2018.

Read more