Midlothian Council’s residential care homes for young people have been rated as ‘very good’ after an unannounced inspection by the Care Inspectorate. The Care Inspectorate, responsible for inspecting care services throughout Scotland, visited the two care homes in Gorebridge and Wo
Film screenings can significantly enhance the wellbeing of elderly care home residents according to University of Dundee research that has informed a new resource for staff in Scottish homes. ‘Film in Care’ was developed as a collaboration between the University and the Care Inspectorate
The Beech Hill House in Forfar will be the new home for residents of The Gables Residential Care Home for Adults, Angus Council has revealed. The decision follows a lengthy options appraisal process and consultation with Gables residents, their families and other stakeholders.
East Lothian Council has decided to decommission Eskgreen Care Home in Musselburgh in light of a paper highlighting extensive refurbishment works required at the facility. On 30 May 2022, the Care Inspectorate carried out a routine visit at Eskgreen Care Home. The resulting
A follow up inspection at Saltgreens in Eyemouth has confirmed that progress continues to be made at the home, with the Inspectors reporting that extensive work has been undertaken since their initial visit in August 2022.
A recent Care Inspectorate report on Waverley residential care home in Galashiels, operated by Scottish Borders Council, has highlighted several important strengths which Inspectors acknowledge are having a significant positive impact on the experiences and outcomes of residents. A full unannounced
Care services delivered by Ark Housing Association to vulnerable customers across Scotland over the last year have achieved their highest ever average grades from Scotland’s care regulator. Ark has revealed its inspection scores from the Care Inspectorate have maintained a year-on-year improve
Staff at a specialist housing development for disabled people in Glasgow have been praised for their efforts to care for residents with dignity in an inspection by Scotland’s care watchdog. Blackwood Housing and Care’s Belses Gardens development received high marks from the Care Inspecto
Blackwood has maintained its high accreditation following a recent inspection from Scotland’s care regulator in Ayr. The housing and care provider's St. Leonard’s Court has received a five-star grading from the Care Inspectorate for the care given to older people, people with physic
Edinburgh-based housing and care provider Blackwood has received a five-star endorsement from Scotland's care watchdog following a recent inspection. Blackwood Care Edinburgh and South East Services received high marks from the Care Inspectorate for the second year in a row for quality of
Queens Cross Housing Association has been awarded the Care Inspectorate’s top rating for its work in helping to improve residents’ mental health.
Complaints about care in Scotland have risen in the past four years, according to the Care Inspectorate.
Trust Housing has been awarded two excellent grades (6’s) for its quality of care and support and quality of staffing following a recent inspection. The Care Inspectorate also awarded the Association four grades of very good (5’s) from a further two inspections.
Edinburgh-based care specialist Blackwood has been praised by Scotland’s major regulatory body for helping people with disabilities live life to the fullest. Following an inspection from the Care Inspectorate, Blackwood has received commendation for the significant steps it has taken to improv
A care at home service for older people in the Borders has received glowing results following a recent independent inspection. Hanover (Scotland) Housing Association operates the service which scored Grade 5 (very good) across the board in an inspection report published by the Care Inspectorate.