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Police Scotland have launched a sex abuse enquiry involving a former children’s care home in Glasgow after receiving a complaint from a former resident. Officers have launched the investigation after being contacted by an individual who has claimed they were abused while in the care of Park Lodge Children’s Care…
Urgent action is needed to strengthen the system that registers people who work with children, according to a parliamentary report. Holyrood's Sport Committee has warned the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) system "may not be preventing unsuitable people from doing regulated work". A Scottish Government review of the system is…
Improvements are needed to remove the isolation, confusion and fear felt by some young people in Children's Hearings, according to a report. The Scottish Parliament's Education and Skills Committee found that many children involved did not understand the process or the large amount of paperwork associated with a hearing. The…
Thousands of elderly people are missing out on free personal care because of delays to assessments and care arrangements, a charity has found. Age Scotland says official figures suggest that, each year, around 8,640 people in Scotland wait longer than six weeks for a care assessment. Its own research, compiled…
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