A post-Brexit salary threshold of £30,000 for skilled immigrants would have a profound impact on the care sector in Scotland, it has been claimed.
More than 600 people a day are leaving jobs to care for older and disabled relatives, campaigners have warned.
NHS and council bosses are being urged to increase the “pace and effectiveness” of work to integrate health and social care.
An Aberdeen care home has been threatened with closure if it does not make "significant" improvements for its residents.
Authorities looking into concerns about children’s well-being provided a “less consistently robust” response in cases where youngsters were suffering from “chronic poor parenting”, inspectors have said.
Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to look into reports that a lack of care staff on a Scottish island has left a frail 90-year-old woman unable to get the help she needs.
Some staff in children’s homes were promoted beyond their abilities simply because they had a qualification, an inquiry has been told.
There are calls for more support for care workers after a study revealed many smoke, drink beyond the recommended guidelines, and do not take adequate exercise.
Three people have been arrested in connection with an investigation into a care home which was forced to shut its doors by the courts.
Low pay and poor working conditions have led to a “crisis” in the care sector, with employers struggling to recruit and retain the staff needed to meet rapidly rising demand, a new report has warned.
An inspection has been carried out at the Richmond Fellowship Scotland combined care home and support service in Lossiemouth.
A charity which has been helping ease social isolation for Inverness’ elderly for nearly 20 years has launched an appeal for the next flurry of kind-hearted volunteers to join its ranks.
VIDEO: Harrowing moment carer falls on 94-year-old woman during botched attempt to help her into bed
A family has hit out after a series of alleged failings which saw a carer fall on top of a 94-year-old woman, just three hours after she was released from hospital.
Staff shortages at an Aberdeen psychiatric hospital have been holding back and delaying care, an inspection has found.
Actress Sheridan Smith will star in award-winning writer Jimmy McGovern’s new feature-length BBC drama called Care, it has been announced.
Complaints inspectors says staff were ‘not competent’ in care for pensioner who died at Inverness nursing home
A nursing home complaints inspector told a fatal accident inquiry that some staff were not competent to care for a pensioner who died at an Inverness nursing home - and that she should have been referred to a dietitian.
Scots serial entrepreneur Robert Kilgour is investing more than £2million in the Aberdeen operation of his Renaissance Care business.
The daughter of an Alzheimer’s sufferer who has been stuck in hospital for a year after going in for three to four weeks for “assessment” has said Oban’s care situation is in crisis.
NHS Highland’s annual bill for private home care has almost doubled to £9million in three years - at a time of unprecedented budgetary pressures.
Vulnerable and elderly home care users in the north are being reduced to tears by controversial reforms that have disrupted their continuity of care, it has been claimed.
A threat of industrial action that could have deprived hundreds of vulnerable people in the Highlands of their carers has been dramatically lifted.
Mark Cordiner’s life was happy back in 2014. The Aberdeen father to cherished son, Leo, was a quiet lad who enjoyed socialising with his friends, going shopping, watching football and climbing on his bike and soaring off into the blue yonder.
Hundreds of people in the Highlands could be left without their crucial care service as union bosses accused the "bullying" NHS of forcing them towards industrial action.
A special meeting has been arranged for a Highland community to discuss revised plans for a new £4million care home.
An Inverness care home support worker has vowed he will never work in the sector again after he was censured by an industry watchdog for his behaviour with a client.
North-east care workers have been praised by a national watchdog.
A sickening video has captured the moment three care home staff abuse an elderly dementia patient.
Aberdeenshire Council has been branded the "landlord from hell" by relatives of elderly residents facing tens of thousands of pounds of extra care charges.
A north-east councillor has admitted he felt "sick to his stomach" over a council decision to scrap the cap on care fees.
A trade union has claimed that a shortage of staff providing home care and respite for some of the most vulnerable people in the Highlands has left the services at breaking point.
An angry row has erupted over the proposed site for a new £3.5million care home on the Black Isle.
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