MHRA urgent safety alert


The MHRA have issued urgent safety alerts for Etac - Molift hoists and slings. 

A copy of the safety notice can be found here

Any care setting having these items in use should undertake the corrective action outlined in the safety notice to ensure resident and staff safety. 

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Introduction to the revised quality framework for care homes for adults and older people and self-evaluation toolkit - webinar


Following the publication of our revised quality framework for care homes for adults and older people and the self-evaluation toolkit, we are hosting a webinar for people working in care homes for adults and older people on Wednesday 9 March 14:00 – 15:30.

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Sing for joy and learning


We have published a new practice note, ‘Sing for joy and learning’ for early learning and childcare settings to help them promote creative singing, and musical experiences for children, from babies to older children. 

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Joint Inspection of Adult Support and Protection in Falkirk


A joint inspection of adult support and protection measures in Falkirk has found clear strengths in ensuring adults at risk of harm are safe, protected and supported.   

However, inspectors also identified areas which could further improve.  

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Joint Inspection of Adult Support and Protection in Stirling


A joint inspection of adult support and protection measures in Stirling has found clear strengths in ensuring adults at risk of harm are safe, protected and supported. 

However, inspectors also identified areas which could further improve. 

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