Contact centre unavailable on 3 May for training

Our contact centre is closed for one day on Friday 3 May for staff training.  We will reopen on Monday 6 May at 08:00. 


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Justice social work services in Scottish Borders council

A report into how well community payback orders are implemented and managed in the Scottish Borders Council area has been published by the Care Inspectorate.

In the first inspection of its kind, a team of inspectors looked at how justice social work services in the area were delivering services for individuals who are, or have been, subject to community payback orders.


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Blog: We’ve redesigned The Hub website to add much more content and improved functionality

By Claire Neary, Senior Policy Adviser

The Care Inspectorate’s improvement website, The Hub, has been on an improvement journey of its own over past few months. The new redesigned site is now live with much more content and improved functionality to help users make the most of the information and resources on the site.


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Care Inspectorate Statistical Summary Report for Quarter 4 of 2018/19

The Care Inspectorate Statistical Summary Report for Quarter 4 of 2018/19 has now been released.  This presents data on the number of registered care services, new registrations and cancellations, complaints about care services and quality theme grades all by care service type and or service sector.  This is updated on a quarterly basis.

All content is available under the Open Government License, unless otherwise stated. More information on this license is available here.


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Joint inspection of services for children and young people in need of care and protection in Fife

Inspectors have identified key strengths in the way children and young people in need of care and protection in Fife are supported and cared for.

The Care Inspectorate is leading joint inspections which focus on how well services are working together to improve the lives of children and young people who have experienced or are at risk of abuse and neglect, and those who are, or have been, looked after by the local authority. Inspectors look at how staff across a range of services collaborate, including social work, health and education staff, police officers, and children’s reporters.


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