New Care Homes Toolkit launched by College of Occupational Therapists

The College of Occupational Therapists has launched the Living well Through Activity in Care Homes Toolkit.  The Toolkit has been endorsed by the British Geriatrics Society, Care Inspectorate, Carers Trust, Carers UK, English Community Care Association (ECCA), National Association for Providers of Activities for Older People (NAPA) and Skills for Care.


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Bogus callers

Occasionally, we receive reports of bogus callers, calling or visiting services and claiming to be inspectors from the Care Inspectorate.


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MHRA Alerts - August 2013

The Medical and Healthcare products Regulatory Authority have issued a device alert for the following items.


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Life changing opportunity for medical and health workers to go on funded Travelling Fellowships

If you would like to be funded to travel overseas to look at best practice and innovative programmes in the wide field of Medicine and Health, there is still time to apply for a life changing Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Travelling Fellowship.


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Watchdog report on Serious Incident Reviews

The watchdog responsible for inspecting criminal justice social work in Scotland, the Care Inspectorate, today published its first annual report on Serious Incident Reviews.


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