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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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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Implementing Open with Care: a joint statement on supporting visiting in care homes


The Care Inspectorate, Scottish Care, the Coalition of Care and Support Providers in Scotland, and Social Work Scotland have issued a joint statement in support of the Scottish Government’s Open with Care guidance. This guidance and accompanying documents set out how care homes in Scotland should be opening up to visitors in a way that enables meaningful contact that makes a positive difference to the lives of residents and their loved ones.

You can read the statement here.


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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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Care Inspectorate report to the Scottish Parliament on inspections, 23 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 9 June 2021.


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