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An investigation has been launched after a vulnerable boy escaped the care of social workers while staying at the Craig Tara caravan resort in South Ayrshire. The 11-year-old climbed through the window of a caravan during the night before walking several miles along a busy carriageway to his mother’s home…
School pupils with mental health issues are being "left in limbo" by a lack of specialist staff, according to a children's charity. A Freedom of Information request by Scottish Labour found 14 councils do not employ a mental health link worker in schools and a further 12 do not hold…
A new care home based in Cramond, North-West Edinburgh will bring 90 jobs to the city following its opening this winter. Due to open in January 2018, Cramond Residence will be recruiting care teams comprising nurses, dementia team leaders and carers at various grades, activity coordinators, catering, housekeeping, and other…
The number of childcare providers in Scotland has fallen to a new low, according to Labour. Analysis of official figures by the party found there was a total of 9,282 childcare providers in March, including nursery staff. This is down by almost 1,000 on the 10,250 recorded in December 2008.…
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