Scotland produces its first cohort of trained inspectors

Posted on June 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

The first 45 Care Commission officers to graduate from a new academic course for social care inspectors in Scotland have been honoured at a special ceremony. The new Regulation of Care Award (Scotland) RoCA provides officers from the Care Commission, Scotland’s national care regulator, with a professional qualification in regulation for the first time. The first cohort of graduates received their certificates from Deputy Minister for Health and Community Care, Lewis Macdonald in June. The RoCA award, which has been developed in partnership with Cambridge-based Anglia Ruskin University, the Care Commission and the Scottish Social Services Council, and is validated by Anglia Ruskin University, ensures Care Commission Officers have the skills and expertise needed to regulate and improve the standard of care provided in care homes, nurseries and thousands of other care services across the country. Care Commission chief executive Jacquie Roberts said the ceremony was a significant and memorable event for all the

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