Social care regulator publishes review of its first three years

The Care Inspectorate, Scotland’s social care scrutiny and improvement body, has today published a review of the first three years of its work. 

 The organisation was set up in April 2011 and has since carried out more than 30,000 inspections of care services, complaint investigations and registrations. 

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Scottish Social Services Council registration

The Care Inspectorate and the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) have issued joint guidance on the legal requirement for staff to register with the SSSC within a six month period. 

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SCMA launches Building the Ambition Workshop

SCMA has launched its latest workshop ‘Building the Ambition’ to help childminders implement the guidance in their childminding service.

The programme - designed from material provided by the Scottish Government - explains how childminders can develop their practice using practical examples, explores the resource and how to apply its theory, stimulates discussion and encourages self-reflection.

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Our new Involvement Strategy and Action Plan 2015 -18

Our new Involvement Strategy and accompanying Action Plan 2015 -18 was approved by the Board on 26 June 2015.

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Medicine Sick Day Rules cards: a patient safety initiative

Do you know that there are some medicines that should be stopped temporarily during a dehydrating illness?

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