We need your views about supervisory or management qualification requirements

We are considering making changes to the additional supervisory and management qualification requirements for registration for managers and supervisors in adult services. This includes ... Continue Reading →

Changes to the length of registration periods

From 1 November 2016 the registration period for all workers will be five years, with the exception of social workers whose three year registration period will remain. Who does this ... Continue Reading →

Holiday week at Lewis Place Resource Centre

After the success of last year’s music festival week, this July, Dementia Ambassador Aileen Craigie and her colleagues at Perth and Kinross Council’s Lewis Place Resource Centre, ... Continue Reading →

New SSKS early years and care for older people portals

Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS) has updated two of their web portals which showcase early years and care for older people ebooks and journals. The new portals make it easier ... Continue Reading →

New adult support and protection app

Our latest app is now available for all workers whose role includes supporting or caring for adults. It’s designed to be used together with the worker’s own organisation’s ... Continue Reading →

LGBT Age Capacity Building Project launch new resources

The LGBT Age Capacity Building Project has launched a suite of resources to support older people’s services to become more welcoming and inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender ... Continue Reading →

Every day is different

Keith Downie, Depute Manager at the Jean Drummond Centre tells us about his role and service within the sector. Keith works alongside the manager and two experienced day centre officers ... Continue Reading →