Compulsory registration update for managers and service providers of care home service for adults

Registration becomes compulsory for support workers in care home services for adults on 30 September (find out what “support workers” means here). Registration is also compulsory ... Continue Reading →

Compulsory registration update for people working in care homes for adults

Are you a “support worker” (find out what that means here) in a care home service for adults? Registration becomes compulsory for support workers in care home services for adults ... Continue Reading →

How can a coaching approach motivate and inspire others?

Motivating and inspiring others is an effective part of good leadership. How a coaching approach inspires and motivates others was the topic of discussion at two recent events held ... Continue Reading →

Care Information Scotland gets makeover

The website Care Information Scotland for people who access care in Scotland, and their carers, has been upgraded and offers a range of new services. The online and telephone service, ... Continue Reading →

Care Inspectorate appoints new chief executive

The Care Inspectorate announced, on Friday 15 May 2015, Karen Anderson has been appointed as their new chief executive. Paul Edie, Chair, said: “I am delighted to confirm that ... Continue Reading →

A day in the life of a Dementia Ambassador in Shetland

After attending one of our events in Lerwick in 2012, Emily Poleson was inspired to become a Dementia Ambassador.  Emily tells us about her journey, her personal development and ... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Dementia Ambassadors

On 13 March 2015 the SSSC held a national conference to bring together 150 Dementia Ambassadors to celebrate the fantastic work they do.  Dementia Ambassadors are people in social ... Continue Reading →

Vision and Strategy for Social Services launched today

Today, on World Social Work Day, the Scottish Government launched Scotland’s vision and strategy for social services for the next five years. The shared vision and strategy has been ... Continue Reading →

Dementia Ambassadors are a force for change

Scotland’s Dementia Ambassadors are improving the quality of life for those living with dementia, their families and carers and are at the forefront of helping Scotland become a dementia-friendly ... Continue Reading →

Visit a hub of knowledge, innovation and improvement

The Care Inspectorate’s Hub is now a year old and if this is your first time visiting or you use it regularly, this month they’re highlighting the range of resources that can ... Continue Reading →