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My life, my care home

Care Inspectorate report on the findings of focused inspection work examining the extent to which the Standards of Care for Dementia are having an impact on the lives of people living with dementia in care homes. The Care Inspectorate undertook a study in 145 care homes for older people from June 2016 to March 2017. As well as carrying out regular, unannounced inspections to assure ourselves about the general quality of care being provided, we carried out intensive scrutiny activities to try to understand what life is like for people with dementia living in care homes. Read more about My life, my care home


The Care Inspectorate has been commissioned by the Scottish Government to lead the ‘Care…about physical activity (CAPA) improvement programme’. Working with eight partnerships across Scotland, the programme will run until October 2018 and the CAPA team will build on the skills, knowledge and confidence of social care staff to enable those they care for to increase their levels of physical activity and move more often. Social care staff will also discover ways to be more active themselves. Read more about CAPA