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Young carers are to be asked their views on Scotland's new welfare system. Social Security Minister Jeane Freeman (pictured) will hear directly from young people at a series of events for carers. She will visit the Borders Carer Centre in Galashiels, which is part of Carers Trust Scotland, the country's…
A former social worker involved in the case of murdered two-year-old Liam Fee said she feels as if the blame for his death has been placed on her. Lesley Bate was removed from the register in 2016 after the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) upheld 12 charges raised during her…
Good progress has been made on improving services for children and young people in the Outer Hebrides, inspectors have said. Inspectors said partners had made significant progress in working together to gather and study information about improvements in the wellbeing of children and young people. As a result they were…
A nursing home’s 'dementia champion' has been struck off for verbally abusing a patient with dementia. A Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) hearing in Dundee heard how Marie McLaughlin, screamed abuse at the resident, calling him an “old c***” and a “paedo”. McLaughlin, who while working at Whitecraigs Nursing Home…
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