Food Matters!

Nurseries, childminders and other early learning and childcare settings can make a huge difference in supporting youngsters to eat well and enjoy well balanced and nutritious food.

Eating well is essential for children in their early years as it can bring a host of health, social and educational benefits. And early learning and childcare settings across the sector are well placed to support children and families to explore and connect positively with food.

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Services for children and young people in Moray

Services for children and young people in Moray are improving though there is still more work to be done.

It follows an inspection report published in February 2017 which identified important weaknesses in how children and young people were supported in the area, with improvements needed in leadership, strategic planning, and how services worked together to improve the lives of children experiencing neglect.

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Members Appointed to Care Inspectorate Board

The Minister for Mental Health today announced the appointments of Dr Bill Maxwell and Rognvald Johnson as Members of the Care Inspectorate Board.  The appointments will be for four years and will run from 1 March 2019 to 28 February 2023.

To read Bill and Rognvald's biographies click here.

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Openness and learning workshop

The SSSC, in partnership with NHS Education for Scotland (NES) and the Scottish Government, has commissioned research into the readiness of health and social care organisations for a culture of openness and learning.

As part of this research, four workshops have been organised to explore this issue further.

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MSP visit for Scottish Apprenticeship Week

MSP for North East Scotland, Bill Bowman visited the Care Inspectorate and Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) offices in Dundee today as part of Scottish Apprenticeship Week.

Peter Macleod, Care Inspectorate Chief Executive and Lorraine Gray, SSSC Chief Executive welcomed Bill who also met with SSSC and Care Inspectorate modern apprentices to learn more about the work they do.

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