Social Care

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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

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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.

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A care home has been fined £100,000 for health and safety failings which led to the death of an 85-year-old woman. St David’s Care Forfar Limited, who run St David’s Residential Home in Forfar, pled guilty to a health and safety at work breach committed in January 2017.

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Scottish Borders Council has approved the next steps that have been recommended for the development of a new care village facility for Hawick. Agreement was given at the council meeting held on 26 January for a full business case to be progressed, based on the preferred option that a new build care

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A marketing campaign to support the recruitment of more adult social care workers has launched this week, to help address the high level of vacancies in the sector. The campaign – titled ‘there is more to care than caring’ - will raise awareness of the career opportunities availabl

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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

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has chaired a further meeting of the Scottish Government’s resilience committee (SGoRR) to discuss the ongoing pressures on the health and social care system.

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A developer is seeking to overturn a decision to reject its plans for a 66-bed care home on the site of a former bowling and tennis club in Glasgow. Northcare (Scotland) Ltd submitted a second bid in October to replace Anniesland Bowling and Tennis Club at Helensburgh Drive with a “high qualit

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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.

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Revised plans to build a 66-bed care home on the site of a former bowling and tennis club in Glasgow. Northcare (Scotland) Ltd submitted a second bid to replace Anniesland Bowling and Tennis Club at Helensburgh Drive with a “high quality” facility after Glasgow City Council pla

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