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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Statement on Rowandale Nursing Home, Glasgow

A spokesperson for the Care Inspectorate said: "The Sheriff Court has ordered an interim suspension of the care provider's registration at Rowandale Nursing Home in Glasgow, to take effect from midnight tonight.

"The Care Inspectorate is working closely with partners at Glasgow Health and Social Care Partnership and the Scottish Government to ensure residents of the home experience a safe transition to new care arrangements. All residents have now moved from Rowandale.

"We have taken this legal action is to ensure people experienced an improvement in their care following serious concerns raised during an inspection. The suspension of the provider's registration will allow for transition to alternative care arrangements.

"A further hearing is expected in due course."

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Blog: Look, think, act

Let’s keep children safe by raising awareness of how, and why, they could leave a childcare setting without a responsible adult  

By Kim Connolly, Team Manager 

The early learning and childcare (ELC) workforce has played a key role in maintaining essential services throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, supporting positive outcomes for children of key workers and vulnerable children. As restrictions eased and ELC settings have been able to be provide care for all eligible children, staff have been welcoming families back in line with the Covid guidance. While it has been very challenging at times, children have continued to receive high quality care and learning experiences.

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Care Inspectorate report to the Scottish Parliament on inspections, 1 September 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 18 August 2021.

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Services for children and young people in need of care and protection in Orkney

Services for children and young people in need of care and protection in Orkney are now improving after inspectors identified weaknesses during an earlier inspection.

That is the key finding of a progress review of services in Orkney published today by the Care Inspectorate.

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