Standards have slipped at a city council-run nursery with its quality of staff branded “weak” by inspectors.
Community sentences are “hugely valuable” and help reduce reoffending, Humza Yousaf said on his first visit to such a scheme in his role as Justice Secretary.
An inspection has been carried out at the Richmond Fellowship Scotland combined care home and support service in Lossiemouth.
The shocking level of mistreatment pensioners were subjected to by “cruel” workers at a north-east care home has been revealed by inspectors.
An Aberdeen nursery, which was previously criticised for offering an “old and tired” setting for children, has been praised for transforming its surroundings.
In what was an otherwise highly rated service Marybank Primary School Nursery has been criticised for poor facilities.
Health chiefs have halted admissions to a city care home condemned by inspectors who have found serious failings – including staff requiring training in how to give patients sufficient food and fluids.
A care home has been warned it could have its registration cancelled unless it makes significant improvements to its service.
Crisis-hit Muirhead Care Home gets registration cancelled as former manager denied any managerial role
A crisis-hit care home was officially closed by a sheriff yesterday - and its former manager has been told not to take on any mangerial roles elsewhere.
An Aberdeenshire care home has been reprimanded for failing to give an ailing pensioner enough painkillers.
A nursery has been ordered to make urgent improvements in the quality of care and learning for children.
Staff at crisis-hit Alford care home speak about job losses and ‘devastation’ in watching residents move out
Staff at a crisis-hit care home spoke yesterday of years of alleged mismanagement and the “devastation” left in its wake after all residents moved out this week.
The future of a north-east nursing home was in doubt last night after it was ordered to stop operating due to concerns residents were living in “highly distressing” conditions.
A north-east care home is being forced to shut amid claims vulnerable residents were tied to chairs with belts in “extremely dangerous” and “unacceptable” conditions.
Police launch investigation into Aberdeenshire care home following allegations of mistreatment against elderly patients
A police investigation has been launched, following allegations that elderly patients have been mistreated at an Aberdeenshire care home.
A north-east out of school club has been criticised for hiring staff without carrying out the necessary safety checks.
A Moray care home has been ordered to make urgent improvements following an inspection.
A heavily-criticised Inverness nursing home – served with an improvement notice yesterday by inspectors – is to close.
North-east care home staff are slower to care for patients with dementia because they are ‘less able to complain’
A report has found that staff at a Portsoy care home are less quick to care for patients with dementia because they are “less able to complain”.
A Moray care home has hired an independent consultant to drive improvements following a damning report.
An Aberdeen nursery has been accused of endangering toddlers by leaving them under the watch of staff who have not been trained in first-aid.
Inspectors who previously criticised authorities in Moray for failing to look after vulnerable children properly say “encouraging progress” has since been made.
A watchdog has warned that a children’s nursery in Wester Ross is in “urgent need of refurbishment.”
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.
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.