Regulation and Inspection

Blackwood is registered with the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) as a non-profit making registered charity (number SC007658).

Care Inspectorate

We are also registered with the Care Inspectorate, Scotland’s independent scrutiny and improvement body for all care services.  We have care services in locations across Scotland that are all regularly inspected.  This ensures that the quality of our services meets the National Care Standards and provides the best possible support to each individual customer.  We consistently achieve ‘Very Good’ grades across our care homes and housing support and care at home services.

You can read more about our latest inspections by searching for Blackwood Homes and Care on the Care Inspectorate website:

Scottish Housing Regulator

Blackwood is also a Registered Social Landlord with the independent regulator of all social landlords and council housing services in Scotland.  The Scottish Housing Regulator has a low engagement level with Blackwood, indicating that they have no concerns about the quality of service we are providing to our tenants.

You can read more about the Regulator and our performance here:

Care Inspectorate Rating

Please view our latest ratings from the Care Inspectorate:

Blackwood Care Inspectorate Grades [pdf] 124KB



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