Growing a Good Life: Open with Care, maximising safe and meaningful contact

The Care Inspectorate hosted our Open with Care (OWC) webinars in August 2021 which was attended by providers, managers and inspectors. 

69 participants took part in two webinars and provided participants with key information on the ongoing implementation of Scottish Government Open with Care guidance.  The webinars included:

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Statement on Singleton Park Care Home, Lockerbie

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

“We understand this is a difficult and distressing time for residents, their loved ones and staff at the home. 

“However, our first priority is always the health, safety and wellbeing of residents. 

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The Design Guide for Care Homes - Thank you for your feedback

We would like to thank everyone who responded to the consultation on our draft documents; Care Homes for Adults – The Design Guide and Care Homes for Children and Young People – The Design Guide between 21 June and 19 July 2021.

You can review the feedback from this consultation, and our response to the feedback below:

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Tell us what you think of our quality framework for ELC services

We published our quality framework for daycare of children, childminding and school aged childcare to the sector in June 2021.  

At that time we gave our commitment to testing and consulting before final implementation.

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Statement on Rowandale Nursing Home, Glasgow

A spokesperson for the Care Inspectorate said: "The Sheriff Court has ordered an interim suspension of the care provider's registration at Rowandale Nursing Home in Glasgow, to take effect from midnight tonight.

"The Care Inspectorate is working closely with partners at Glasgow Health and Social Care Partnership and the Scottish Government to ensure residents of the home experience a safe transition to new care arrangements. All residents have now moved from Rowandale.

"We have taken this legal action is to ensure people experienced an improvement in their care following serious concerns raised during an inspection. The suspension of the provider's registration will allow for transition to alternative care arrangements.

"A further hearing is expected in due course."

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