Blog: We look forward to seeing the innovative Social Bite Village go from strength to strength

By Kellie Anne Davidson, Inspector

I’m proud to say many of my colleagues here in the Care Inspectorate will be joining the estimated 12,000 people taking part in this year’s Sleep in the Park events across Scotland on Saturday. The social enterprise Social Bite is running events in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Dundee to help raise money and call for an end to homelessness. Last year, 8,000 people joined the world’s largest sleep out in Princes Street Gardens to raise £4 million.

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Joint inspection of services for older people in the City of Edinburgh - progress review

Inspectors have warned that only “limited progress” has been made in improving outcomes for older people who need health and social care in Edinburgh.

A review carried out jointly by the Care Inspectorate and Healthcare Improvement Scotland has found that in some important areas of service delivery the City of Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership’s performance had deteriorated.

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Appointment of interim Executive Director of Strategy and Improvement

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Edith Macintosh as our interim Executive Director of Strategy and Improvement.  Read Edith’s biography here.

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eForms system

Unfortunately we are experiencing some technical issues with our eForms system. It is currently inaccessible. We are working hard to resolve this as soon as possible and apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Early Learning and Childcare Statistics 2017

The Care Inspectorate has today published early learning and childcare statistics for Scotland, showing the availability and quality of early learning and childcare for children and families across the country.

The publication includes information about childminders, playgroups, out of school care and different kinds of nurseries.

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