What Does A Care Inspectorate Do?
Answer: The Care Inspectorate is the body that regulates and inspects care services in Scotland. This includes care homes, nurseries, childminders, homecare workers and domiciliary care agencies. The Care Inspectorate sets standards for these services, and conducts inspections to make sure that they are meeting these standards. It also investigates complaints about care services. It is part of the Scottish Government.
* The Care Inspectorate does not regulate self- employed people who care for other people in their own homes, nor does it regulate homecare workers or childminders who are employees of a care agency.
What Are The Functions Of The Care Inspectorate?
Answer: The Care Inspectorate regulates care services in Scotland, which means that it sets standards for these services and makes sure they are meeting the standards. It also investigates complaints about care services.
How Can I Complain To The Care Inspectorate?
Answer: If you have a complaint about a care service, please contact the Care Inspectorate by phone on 0800 02 888