Young People

I’m just doing my job

According to Donna MacIntyre, winner of the Residential Child Care Worker of the Year Award, she is just doing her job. But the young woman who nominated Donna for the Scottish Institute for Residential Child…

The eyes have it

Technology enabling people who have severe physical disabilities to communicate with their eyes is changing the lives of young adults at a residential care home. Merrybrook in Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire, has undergone two successful trials using…

Early learning and childcare statistics

The Care Inspectorate’s recently published early learning and childcare statistics for Scotland shows how, where and to whom early learning and childcare is provided for children and families. It looks at children attending childminders operating…