Enjoying life means eating well in care

Older people experiencing care services are being supported and encouraged to enjoy the experience of eating in a way that promotes their rights and respects their choices.


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Care Inspectorate Statistical Summary Report for Quarter 3 of 2018/19

The Care Inspectorate Statistical Summary Report for Quarter 3 of 2018/19 have now been released. This presents data on the number of registered care services, new registrations and cancellations, complaints about care services and grades all by care service type and or service sector. This is updated on a quarterly basis.

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Annual returns go live today

The annual return will be available from 17:00 today for services to complete between 4 January and 15 February 2019.

Each year, we ask service providers to complete an annual return to help us plan, inform and carry out our inspections. We also share some of the information with other organisations, such as the Scottish Social Services Council and the Scottish Government.


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Staff vacancies in care services 2017

The Care Inspectorate and the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) have today published new figures on the levels of staff vacancies in Scotland’s social care services.


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Care Inspectorate office closures

Please be aware that the Care Inspectorate offices will be closed from 3pm on Monday 24 December 2018 and will reopen at 8am on Thursday 3 January 2019. If you need to get in touch with us please do so as soon as possible as we will be unable to respond to any queries during this time.

Please get in touch with our Contact Centre by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by telephone on 0345 600 9527. 


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