Improving Care 2019/20

Our latest edition of Improving Care has been published!

This is a bite-sized guide to who we are and what we do. It’s our job to check the quality of care in Scotland and help improve care when things are not good enough. It includes updates on our inspections, our new resources and good news stories from care services.

Download it here or contact us on 0345 600 9527 to order a copy.

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Delegate registration now open for Association for Continence Advice (ACA)Annual Conference and Exhibition 2020

We are delighted to announce that the Association for Continence Advice (ACA) Annual Conference and Exhibition will be held on the 18th and 19th May 2020 at the Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel and registration is now open. This year's conference: ‘Fabulous at 40 and beyond’ will celebrate 40 years of ACA, looking back at how far we have come and forward to what lies ahead for our profession, and we hope you can join us to celebrate this joyous occasion. 

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Scottish Government data collection exercise on HPL cladding in care homes

Following the Grenfell Tower fire, the UK Government  commissioned fire safety tests of non-ACM cladding, including a test commissioned on High Pressure Laminate (HPL) cladding, the results of which can be found at

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Consultation on our draft quality frameworks for housing support and support services (care at home)

We are developing new ways of inspecting the quality of care and support, to help support improved services for people experiencing care.

In July 2018, we began introducing new frameworks for inspection and self-evaluation. We are developing new frameworks across the range of services which we regulate. You can find the published frameworks here, and more detail about how we use frameworks on inspection here

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Care Inspectorate Statistical Summary Report for Quarter 3 of 2019/20

The Care Inspectorate Statistical Summary Report for Quarter 3 of 2019/20 has now been released.  This presents data on the number of registered care services, new registrations and cancellations, complaints about care services and quality theme grades all by care service type and or service sector.  This is updated on a quarterly basis.

All content is available under the Open Government License, unless otherwise stated. More information on this license is available here

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