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According to findings from Scotland’s Care Inspectorate, the majority of care homes with service issues raised at inspection are moving in the right direction despite a turbulent time for the sector.
Five members of staff have been suspended at a private care hospital in Dundee. Castlebeck Care, which runs Monroe House, said a full probe was being carried out into allegations of inappropriate behaviour.
A woman who abused and mistreated elderly residents at a care home where she worked has been struck off by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
The Scottish Government has revealed three manifesto commitments on child protection. Local services for vulnerable children are expected to benefit from the updated guidance for health professionals.