Blog: Celebrating Archie’s Lifetime Achievement Award


By Heather Edwards, AHP Consultant

Let me tell you about Archie, a wonderful man, whom I have had the privilege to know for several years now. I was absolutely delighted to hear that Archie was receiving the Scottish National Dementia Lifetime Achievement Award. I can think of no better or worthy recipient. We met back in 2014, and the reason for meeting was that the Care Inspectorate was trying to highlight an often unspoken about aspect of care and that was around continence.


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The Care Inspectorate Statistical Summary Report for Quarter 1 of 2021/22 has now been released


The Care Inspectorate Statistical Summary Report for Quarter 1 of 2021/22 has now been released. This presents data on the number of registered care services, new registrations and cancellations, complaints about care services and quality theme grades all by care service type and or service sector. This is updated on a quarterly basis.”

All content is available under the Open Government License, unless otherwise stated. More information on this license is available here.


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Statement on Nightingale House Care Home, Auchinleck.


A spokesperson for the Care Inspectorate said: “An inspection has identified serious and significant concerns about the quality of care experienced by residents at Nightingale House Care Home in Auchinleck.


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Care Inspectorate report to the Scottish Parliament on inspections, 7 July 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 completed since the previous report submitted to Parliament on 23 June.


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My Active World resource


We want to hear about how practitioners are helping children to learn and play in an active way.

We began developing the My Active World resource with the Scottish Government prior to the Covid-19 pandemic. The aim of the resource is to inspire and motivate those who work with children to increase opportunities for children to be physically active across their day. We know that regular physical activity is good for everyone and that the early years are the best time to develop habits which will last right into adulthood. We want to encourage childcare settings to provide children with opportunities which will positively influence them to make active choices. 


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