Inspectors impressed by care at Castlebay day centre

A day centre in Castlebay, Isle of Barra, that supports adults with varying needs living in the local community has received a glowing report for the quality of its services and staff team from the regulator of care services in Scotland.

The Care Inspectorate conducted an inspection of the service last November.

In its recently published report on the facility, it said that it was ‘impressed’ by the range of ‘excellent outcomes’ experienced by people using the centre and its services, which are provided by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar.

The Care Inspectorate rated the quality of care and support offered to service users as ‘excellent’, and said that the quality of staffing was ‘very good’.

It added that people using the service were treated ‘with warmth and compassion’ by a staff team ‘who held excellent values’. Those using the service were found to have experienced ‘very positive outcomes in their day-to-day life’.