Foundations for Bairns’ Hoose (Scottish Barnahus) report


Here is the ‘Foundations for Bairns’ Hoose (Scottish Barnahus)’ report, published to coincide with the Bairns’ Hoose (Scottish Barnahus) Standards symposium which is taking place today.  We have developed this report jointly with our partners in Healthcare Improvement Scotland and the Scottish Government. 

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Growing a Good Life: Open with Care, maximising safe and meaningful contact


The Care Inspectorate hosted our Open with Care (OWC) webinars in August 2021 which was attended by providers, managers and inspectors. 

69 participants took part in two webinars and provided participants with key information on the ongoing implementation of Scottish Government Open with Care guidance.  The webinars included:

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Tell us what you think of our quality framework for ELC services


We published our quality framework for daycare of children, childminding and school aged childcare to the sector in June 2021.  

At that time we gave our commitment to testing and consulting before final implementation.

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Statement on Singleton Park Care Home, Lockerbie


A spokesperson for the Care Inspectorate said: “An inspection has identified serious and significant concerns about the quality of care experienced by residents at Singleton Park Care Home in Lockerbie.

“We understand this is a difficult and distressing time for residents, their loved ones and staff at the home. 

“However, our first priority is always the health, safety and wellbeing of residents. 

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The Design Guide for Care Homes - Thank you for your feedback


We would like to thank everyone who responded to the consultation on our draft documents; Care Homes for Adults – The Design Guide and Care Homes for Children and Young People – The Design Guide between 21 June and 19 July 2021.

You can review the feedback from this consultation, and our response to the feedback below:

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