Care Inspectorate report to the Scottish Parliament on inspections, 23 June 2021


The Care Inspectorate has laid before the Scottish Parliament a report of inspections it has carried out in care services in the past two weeks.

This report covers inspections we have completed since those detailed in our previous report to Parliament on 9 June 2021.


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We are consulting on design guidance for care homes – tell us what you think


We have launched two consultations on the drafts of our design guides for care homes - one for adult care homes and one for children and young people care homes. We would like to hear from all those with an interest in these topics.

The consultations, which run until 18 July, are the first to feature on our new consultation website. Anyone can sign up to take part, give their views and receive updates on these and future consultation projects. 

Find out more and sign up to take part here.  


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Digital Portal – Amend manager, provider or service details update


The ‘amend manager, provider or service details’ application has been unavailable in the digital portal for the last week. We are working to make the full application available as soon as possible.

This means you are currently unable to request any changes to the provider or service details.   


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Medicines Recall: Co-codamol 30/500 Effervescent Tablets


The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency have issued a medicines recall for one batch of Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets as a precautionary measure due to an issue with the homogeneity of the batch.

For more information please click here.


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Quality framework for daycare of children, childminding and school aged childcare


We have just published our new quality framework for daycare of children, childminding and school aged childcare.   

The primary purpose of the framework is for early learning and childcare (ELC) services to evaluate their own performance.  It will also be used by our inspectors to provide independent assurance about the quality of children’s experiences and outcomes.  By setting out what we expect to see in high-quality care and learning, it can help support improvement too.


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