Conversation Cafés


We are hosting a series of Conversation Café's where we will be bringing care professionals together, in smaller groups, to ask questions about LGBT+ inclusion and to share learning and good practice.

These sessions are similar to webinars but feature smaller groups, there is no presentation, there are not multiple speakers, they are not recorded, they are more interactive and they are very flexibe and unstructured.

Register for the sessions here.


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New Partnership Agreement between SSSC and the Care Inspectorate


The SSSC and the Care Inspectorate have signed off a new strategic Partnership Agreement, which reflects our greater collaboration and joint working. 

The agreement sets out our common aims, values and vision for the future in these challenging yet promising times for the social care sector. 


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Joint Inspections of Adult Support and Protection, Inverclyde.


A joint inspection of adult support and protection measures in Inverclyde has found clear strengths in ensuring adults at risk of harm are safe, protected and supported.

However, inspectors also identified areas which could further improve.


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Care Inspectorate report to the Scottish Parliament on inspections, 9 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 26 May 2021. 


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Proud to care - upcoming webinars for care professionals


We would like to invite people working in all care services to register for our upcoming webinar on lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans (LGBT+) inclusion in care settings.

The LGBT + community are a diverse group of people with different identities, experiences and needs. Understanding LGBT+ identities in care settings is important when delivering person centred care to ensure that people have better experiences and better outcomes, which meets their needs and wishes.

The webinar will take place on Tuesday 22 June from 10am - 11am.


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