Care Inspectorate



Ark Housing Association achieves highest ever quality score from care regulator

Care services delivered by Ark Housing Association to vulnerable customers across Scotland over the last year have achieved their highest ever average grades from Scotland’s care regulator.

Published 25 September 2020

Top marks for Blackwood's care support service in Glasgow

Staff at a specialist housing development for disabled people in Glasgow have been praised for their efforts to care for residents with dignity in an inspection by Scotland’s care watchdog.

Published 25 August 2020

Blackwood maintains five-star status for Ayr care home

Blackwood has maintained its high accreditation following a recent inspection from Scotland’s care regulator in Ayr.

Published 19 August 2020

Top marks for Blackwood care support service

Edinburgh-based housing and care provider Blackwood has received a five-star endorsement from Scotland's care watchdog following a recent inspection.

Published 6 January 2020

Queens Cross rated first class for mental health improvement

Queens Cross Housing Association has been awarded the Care Inspectorate’s top rating for its work in helping to improve residents’ mental health.

Published 23 October 2019

Care complaints increase 20% in four years

Complaints about care in Scotland have risen in the past four years, according to the Care Inspectorate.

Published 11 July 2019

Trust continues to receive excellent Care Inspectorate grades

Trust Housing has been awarded two excellent grades (6’s) for its quality of care and support and quality of staffing following a recent inspection.

Published 11 June 2019

Care watchdog recognition for Blackwood

Edinburgh-based care specialist Blackwood has been praised by Scotland’s major regulatory body for helping people with disabilities live life to the fullest.

Published 9 April 2019

Hanover care at home service praised by Care Inspectorate

A care at home service for older people in the Borders has received glowing results following a recent independent inspection.

Published 14 March 2019

Staff vacancies in Scotland’s care sector on the rise

More than half of adult care homes and care at home services in Scotland have staff vacancies which are significantly above the national average, according to a new report.

Published 17 January 2019

Dumbarton homeless project praised in inspection report

Staff at a homeless project have been praised for helping residents recover from drug and alcohol addictions and get back on their feet.

Published 17 September 2018

River Clyde Homes highlights positive benefits of moving more often

River Clyde Homes has been working in partnership with the Care Inspectorate on a new resource aimed at encouraging everyone who experiences care to keep moving to maintain their health and well-being.

Published 3 May 2018

Care Inspectorate rates Hjaltland’s ‘excellent’ sheltered housing support services

Hjaltland Housing Association’s Housing Support Services have been given a glowing report by the Care Inspectorate.

Published 19 December 2017

Praise for River Clyde Homes’ Sheltered Housing Service

River Clyde Homes’ Sheltered Housing Service has received its most positive report following a recent unannounced visit from the Care Inspectorate.

Published 15 December 2017

Budget needs to address Scotland’s £1 billion social care gap, charity warns

Extra funding of a billion pounds over the next three years is needed to address the gap of funding that exists in social care in Scotland today, MSPs heard this week.

Published 14 December 2017