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Identity Checks

An update on the fitness and vetting processes for people working in care Since the introduction of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) in February 2011 – the membership scheme for people who work with vulnerable groups – the Care Inspectorate…

Involving people in care

As previously announced, the Care Inspectorate plans to recruit more inspection volunteers to help gather valuable information from service users and their families and carers about the level of care they receive (see page 3). Over the past…

Data is just a click away

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) has launched a free, interactive data website providing statistical information, as well as all its publications on the social services sector in Scotland, in one place. It includes the SSSC…