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Services we regulate, check and inspect
We regulate and inspect care services in Scotland to make sure that they meet the right standards. We also jointly inspect with other regulators to check how well different organisations in local areas work to support adults and children. You can find out more about each of the care services that we regulate here.
You can also read more about our joint inspections of services for children and young people and our joint inspections of services for adults within the professionals area of our website.
These fall under the heading of day care and can be offered within a care home, centre or to those provided directly in the community and not based in a centre. Support services can help with people who need support with very complicated need to people who need time-limited support at various times.Read more
School care accommodation covers a wide range of schools with residential accommodation, from boarding schools to residential schools that meet individual care and education needs. Whichever service you use, staff should respond to a child’s individual needs and allow them the freedom to make choices.Read more
Scotland has five dedicated secure care units that provide a safe and secure environment to young people at risk of harming themselves or others. Services offer a controlled, safe and secure environment for the care and education of young people referred from the Courts and Children's Hearing Panels.