Health Protection Scotland hosting an e-bug event

Health Protection Scotland is hosting an e-bug event on:

Tuesday 12th February 2019
09:30 – 13:00 (lunch provided after)
The Studio, 67 Hope Street Glasgow, G2 6AE

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Banks O’Dee care home, Aberdeen

Press Release

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

The Care Inspectorate has served a formal Improvement Notice on Banks O’Dee care home following a complaint and inspection which raised serious concerns.

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Blog: Reflections from my visit to Canada

by Henry Mathias, Head of Professional Practice and Standards

In October I was invited by the Lawson Foundation to Toronto to give the keynote presentation at an international symposium to promote the development of outdoor play in Canada. The Canadian charity had made a trip to Scotland earlier in the year to study outdoor play and fully funded my visit.

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CCPS Improvement Workshop

The Improvement Support team, one of our team managers and a colleague from NHS Scotland had a recent improvement event with Coalition of Care Providers Scotland (CCPS).

From our previous workshop with CCPS, delegates identified that reducing medication errors was an area they would like to improve on – David Marshall provided an improvement session on this and increased awareness and confidence to use improvement techniques  to assist in improving outcomes for those experiencing care.

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Complaints about care services in Scotland 2014/15 to 2017/18

The Care Inspectorate has today published a report on complaints about care services in Scotland between 2014 and 2018.

The report shows that while the overall quality of care services in Scotland remains consistently high, the number of complaints received by the scrutiny and improvement body has increased over the period.

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