Whistleblowing

If you are an employee or a social work student and you are unsure about how to raise a concern in your workplace the guidance below will help you. It explains the difference between raising a concern and whistleblowing and when a person raising a concern qualifies for legal protection under whistleblowing law.

Care Inspectorate staff and volunteers

If you are a Care Inspectorate member of staff or a volunteer you can refer to this guidance to support the code of conduct.

Independent advice and support on whistleblowing

Protect (formerly known as Public Concern at Work) is an independent charity that offers free and confidential advice on whistleblowing issues.

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Making a complaint online

Complaint details

Please note we can only investigate complaints about registered care services in Scotland. We cannot investigate complaints about social workers, NHS services, schools or any local council matters such as housing repairs or bin collections.

We also have no remit over the charging and billing policies of services and contractual issues relating to employment in the care sector.

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If required, you can go back and edit the details of this complaint before sending it.

NOTE: The complaint will NOT be submitted until you click the submit button at the bottom of this page.

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Making a complaint online

Please Note: We may share any information that you provide to us, including information about your identity and the identities of others, with other agencies involved in the prevention, detection, investigation or prosecution of crime or other unlawful activities, including Police Scotland. We may also share this information with other agencies which have a role in the protection of vulnerable people, including local authorities and other regulatory bodies.

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Making a complaint online

Who is your complaint about?

Please tell us whether your complaint is about a care service or about the Care Inspectorate.

A care service The Care Inspectorate

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