Quality framework for daycare of children, childminding and school-aged childcare


We are pleased to publish our new quality framework for daycare of children, childminding and school-aged childcare. This framework is one of the final frameworks published by the Care Inspectorate for registered care services across Scotland.


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Annual returns are closing soon


We would like to remind you that you must submit your annual return to us by no later than Sunday 20 March 2022.  

All service types must complete this electronically on our eForms system.

Remember - even if your service is inactive, you must submit an annual return. 

If you are experiencing any issues or have any concerns, please get in touch with our contact centre on 0345 600 9527 between 9am-4pm, Monday to Friday. Please remember our contact centre will be extremely busy as we approach the deadline. 

You can find further information about the annual returns on our website. 


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MHRA urgent safety alert


The MHRA have issued urgent safety alerts for Etac - Molift hoists and slings. 

A copy of the safety notice can be found here

Any care setting having these items in use should undertake the corrective action outlined in the safety notice to ensure resident and staff safety. 


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Joint Inspection of Adult Support and Protection in Clackmannanshire


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Introduction to the revised quality framework for care homes for adults and older people and self-evaluation toolkit - webinar


Following the publication of our revised quality framework for care homes for adults and older people and the self-evaluation toolkit, we are hosting a webinar for people working in care homes for adults and older people on Wednesday 9 March 14:00 – 15:30.


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