Political and funding changes suggest uncertain future for providers


A survey of CCPS members has shown that voluntary sector social care providers are feeling uncertain and unoptimistic, as changes in political direction at Westminster and impending funding cuts suggest difficult times ahead.... Read More

CCPS members sweep the board at Care Accolades 2010 and TFN Awards 2010


CCPS members have scooped more than half of all the awards at Care Accolades 2010, the prestigious award... Read More

‘Lessons learned’ report released by City of Edinburgh Council


City of Edinburgh Council’s controversial care and support tender for adult services was formally abandoned on 11 March... Read More

CCPS champions voluntary sector role in tighter times ahead


CCPS has today submitted its response to the Independent Budget Review, highlighting the key role that third sector... Read More

Voluntary sector care services commended by Care Commission report


The Care Commssion yesterday published its “Making the Grade” report showing the quality of care gradings for over... Read More

Local Government Committee backs CCPS call for independent scrutiny of procurement exercises


The Local Government Committee of the Scottish Parliament has supportedCCPS’ call for further scrutiny of social care procurement... Read More

Local authorities given new duty to take account of inspection reports


The Finance Committee of the Scottish Parliament has accepted amendments to the Public Service Reform Bill which will... Read More

Care and support tender abandoned in Edinburgh


The City of Edinburgh’s controversial care and support tender was finally abandoned on 11 March, as the council... Read More