A care home for elderly people has been ordered by Scotland's social care watchdog to make urgent improvements to the services it provides.
More than a third of care services across Scotland reported unfilled vacancies last year, according to a new watchdog report.
A Highland care home where vulnerable residents are unable to bathe or shower regularly due to a lack of hot water has been ordered to make urgent improvements.
Flexibility in childcare services increased last year, with a higher proportion of providers offering longer opening hours and school holiday sessions, a new report has found.
Nurseries and other childcare providers will "likely" recruit new staff from other parts of the care sector as the industry expands in a bid to meet a flagship Scottish Government target, a new report has warned.
A support complex for people with mental health problems has been rated “excellent” across the board in a report by a health watchdog.
The search has begun for an independent person to lead a group tasked with safeguarding Moray’s children following a damning report.
An under-fire north-east nursery which was threatened with closure has been granted an 11th hour reprieve by inspectors.
A crisis-hit nursing home, which had to be taken over by Aberdeen City Council after a damning report, could cost the local authority more than £180,000.
Managers at an under-fire north-east nursery, which was threatened with closure, have been granted a stay of execution after inspectors gave them more time to improve their services.
A north-east care home has been found to have serious failings among staff.
Bosses of an under-fire north-east nursery have been told their business faces closure unless "swift improvements" are made to protect the tots in their care.
Authorities have pledged to work closer together to ensure the most vulnerable children in Moray receive the protection they need.
Hoodles playbarn at Oldmeldrum has suffered a drop in its grading after a review of its service by the Care Inspectorate.
An Aberdeen primary and nursery school, which was saved from closure, has been ordered to improve after a critical report from a watchdog.
An Aberdeen care centre has been criticised about the standard of its service.
Social care chiefs have denied claims that drafting in staff at a crisis-hit nursing home will have a knock-on effect for other care facilities in the city.
An after-school club has once again been criticised for a rap sheet of failures including making food for children without staff being hygiene certified and workers not understanding child protection rules.
Inspectors have claimed vulnerable children in Moray are being put at risk as authorities are failing to identify those living with "neglectful parents".
A troubled north-east care home has been given a damning report from inspectors.
An Inverness care home is under investigation after four patients died in just a few days.
A north-east nursery is investigating after a worker was charged with assaulting children as young as two.
A young woman has been accused of assaulting youngsters at a north-east nursery.
A north-east playgroup has been praised by the Care Inspectorate for its continued improvement.
A north-east school will celebrate the New Year with top marks after an inspection report rated it one of the best in the region.
A care home in Aberdeen has received a glowing report following an unannounced inspection.
A Shetland nursery has been commended after an unannounced inspection earlier this month.
Moray Council has been praised for the turnaround in support they provide to the homeless.
Investigators demand changes at care home after death of 91-year-old attacked by fellow dementia sufferer
A string of complaints have been upheld against a Highland care home after the death of a 91-year-old man who was attacked by a fellow dementia sufferer.
A Lochaber care home is celebrating after getting top marks following an inspection by the Care Inspectorate.
A former north-east school, which closed down in controversial circumstances, could soon be transformed into a luxury hotel.
A man who assaulted a fellow dementia sufferer minutes before his death will not be charged - but the care home where the attack happened is under investigation.