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National Care Standards

Scottish Ministers have developed national care standards for a range of care services.

What is it?

Scottish Ministers have developed national care standards for a range of care services to ensure everyone in Scotland receives the same high quality of care no matter where they live. The Standards are based on the principles of:

  • Dignity
  • Privacy
  • Choice
  • Safety
  • Realising potential
  • Equality and diversity

What National Care Standards are available?

You can view copies of any of the standards documents on the Scottish Government website.

Who regulates care standards in Scotland?

The Care Inspectorate is a unified independent scrutiny and improvement body for care and children's services and has a significant part to play in improving services for adults and children across Scotland. They regulate and inspect care services and carry out social work and child protection inspections. They make sure that people receive the highest quality of care and that their rights are promoted and protected.

You can contact the Care Inspectorate at:

Care Inspectorate
Compass House
11 Riverside Drive
Dundee DD1 4NY


 

Contact the Care Inspectorate

  • Phone 0845 600 9527

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