Working in a housing support AND a care at home service?

Is your service registered with the Care Inspectorate as both a housing support service and a care at home service? If your answer is ‘yes’ you should apply to register ... Continue Reading →

Are you sitting comfortably?

The Seniors Understanding Sedentary Patterns project is a three year project funded by the Medical Research Council which aims to help practitioners identify people who will become ... Continue Reading →

Voluntary Sector Development Funding (VSDF) 2014-15

Voluntary Sector Development Funding (VSDF) supports a range of voluntary sector organisations providing social services which are registered with the Care Inspectorate.  Small and ... Continue Reading →

Training support for Scotland’s social service workforce

Nearly 100 groups to benefit from ÂŁ966,000 third-sector skills development fund. Funding of more than ÂŁ950,000 is being allocated to help Scotland’s care providers to meet their ... Continue Reading →

Developing the skills of the independent sector workforce

Scottish Care is the representative organisation for independent sector providers of care home and care at home/housing support services.  It has around 1,000 Care Inspectorate registered ... Continue Reading →

Are you an employer?

Compulsory registration is on its way – act now! More parts of the SSSC Register are becoming compulsory.  Your staff should apply for registration. If you have employees eligible ... Continue Reading →

Home is where the care starts

In our regular feature looking at the many different roles and services within the sector, we talk to Ann Broad, Service Manager for East Lothian Council, Home Care Services – a home-based ... Continue Reading →