Supporting healthy relationships for people who have a learning disability

We are working with Public Health Scotland and partners to explore the development of guidance for adult social care providers. This guidance would promote good practice by improving knowledge and helping organisations to support people with learning disabilities to have healthy relationships. It would also help staff to identify and respond to those who are experiencing gender-based violence.

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Safe Staffing Programme: End of year review

The Safe Staffing Programme Team have published their end of year review.

This report provides an overview of the work undertaken by the programme team from 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023.

To find our more information about the Safe Staffing Programme visit The Hub

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Website and eForms maintenance

The Care Inspectorate website and eForms will be down for maintenance between 23:00 on Thursday 1 June until 01:00 on Friday 2 June.

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New board members

The Minister for Social Care, Mental Wellbeing and Sport, Maree Todd MSP today announced the appointments of Mr Ed McGrachan and Mrs Jenny Trott as Members of the Board of the Care Inspectorate.

Read the full press release here.

Read more about the Care Inspectorate Board here.

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Transforming children’s experiences of the justice system

New test sites for ‘Bairns’ Hoose’ to be set up. 

The Scottish Government has announced that children and young people in the justice system will soon be able to benefit from coordinated, comprehensive support under one roof thanks to a £6 million investment in setting up Bairns' Hoose test sites.

A key action from The Promise, the creation of Bairns’ Hoose test sites will ensure a range of trauma-informed support is available to child victims and witnesses, aiming to improve their experience of the justice system and reduce stress when recounting their experiences.

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