Ask Senga Scotland

Senga will try to answer as many of your Scottish Social Care questions as possible, giving priority to frequently asked questions and questions regarding current events and trends.

Senga Currie is Head of Care Development (Scotland) at QCS, she possesses a strong command of the issues facing the care sector informed by her long career as a registered mental nurse and registered general nurse for 38 years, working in various areas within the NHS, community nursing, the field of addictions and the private sector. With 21 years of experience working with care homes, starting as a nursing sister and moving into roles of home manager, regional manager, care services manager and regulation manager.

Senga will try to answer as many of your questions as possible, giving priority to frequently asked questions and questions regarding current events and trends.

Please note that Senga cannot offer answers to matters requiring legal advice. If your matter concerns a specific service provider, please contact the Care Inspectorate Scotland.







Latest Questions

Can you tell me about the Duty of Candour and what this means for my service?

Hi Senga, can you tell me about the Duty of Candour and what does this mean for my service?

  Hi D,   The Duty of Candour affects all health, social work and care services except childminders. It means that services must take specific steps to carry out their duty of candour...

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I am a new manager and would like to know what training is available to support Health and Social Care staff?

Hi Senga, I am a new manager of a care home; I am trying to ensure all staff are trained in various areas. I am unsure on how I am going to get all the necessary training within the budgetary restraints. Can you advise of any free training?

  Hello J,   Your first post as a home manager can be daunting indeed and the new responsibilities of managing a budget can be baffling. Firstly, ask other peers for help and...

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