Protecting people from harm

Press Release

Considerable progress has been made in ensuring that adults who are at risk of harm are safe and better supported, inspectors have said.

That is the main finding of the first ever inspection looking specifically at how well agencies responsible for keeping adults safe are working together to protect those at risk of harm.

Adult support and protection is delivered in Scotland by a range of agencies working as adult support and protection partnerships. These include local authorities, Police Scotland, health professionals, the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and others. 

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Continence Care Conference 2018

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust Continence Care Conference 2018 Date: 3rd October 2018 Venue: Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton

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Drug Alert: Recall of Cough Syrups

The MHRA have issued an alert recalling 15 batches of the cough syrups as a precautionary measure due to a small number of reports of mould.

For more information see MHRA website at link below:

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Blog: We’re introducing new ways of inspecting care homes

By Rami Okasha, Executive Director of Strategy and Improvement

New ways of inspecting care homes are due to start in July 2018, reflecting Scotland’s new Health and Social Care Standards. When the new standards were published in 2017, the Care Inspectorate hailed these as being radical, modern and really focused on supporting people’s power, control, human rights and wellbeing.

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Blog: Care services across Scotland are generally working well to protect children from the risks of sexual exploitation

By Charlotte Wilson, Service Manager

Earlier this week the Care Inspectorate published its report Preventing and responding to child sexual exploitation: evidence from inspections of care services for children and young people.  This presents the findings of a focused programme of scrutiny to see whether the foundations are in place to support care services to prevent and respond effectively to child sexual exploitation.

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