Shelter service earns praise
The support offered by Shelter Scotland’s service for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in South Lanarkshire has been rated ‘excellent’ by the Care Inspectorate.
Support workers were praised for helping people to set and achieve their own goals around housing, finances, health and relationships.
The service in South Lanarkshire supports 30 families who have been assessed as homeless and in need of housing support. It is commissioned and funded by South Lanarkshire Council.
Head of housing services Annette Finnan said: “We are delighted to see the excellent Care Inspectorate grades awarded to Shelter’s South Lanarkshire support service.
“This reflects the high quality of service they provide and is testament to close and effective partnership working between them and our local housing services.”
Ruth Robin, operations manager for Shelter Scotland, said: “We are delighted to have reached this milestone. An excellent grading by the Care Inspectorate proves that our team in South Lanarkshire is delivering a top-quality service.”