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 →

Dementia care in housing support services

Housing practitioners in frontline services can help people living with dementia to be active in their communities and to continue to make a contribution to society. Housing professionals ... 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 →