Recruitment and retention challenging for adult social care services

Maree Allison

More than three-quarters of care homes for adults in Scotland have reported staff vacancies, the highest it has been since 2017, when Care Inspectorate and Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) began tracking figures. Its research found adult social care services ‘were facing particular challenges’ with 76% of care homes for adults (748) reporting vacancies. The…

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