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The Review of Adult Social Care and housing support

07/06/21

The Unit considers the plans for the new National Care Service and the role of housing support after... Read More

Survey – Experience of LFT in Social Care

19/05/21

Scottish Government is inviting social care workers to fill out a short survey about the experience of Lateral... Read More

Independent Review of Adult Social Care through the lens of homelessness

05/05/21

The Independent Review of Adult Social Care – led by Derek Feeley – published its report and recommendations... Read More

Housing Support and the Real Living Wage

14/04/21

The Scottish Government has announced a 2.2% uplift in the hourly rate for social care – taking the... Read More

Inspiring photos

31/03/21

The past year has brought varied days, challenges and emotions for everyone.  Yet, people have gotten through, and... Read More

Housing 2040 Route Map Published

16/03/21

The discussions for Housing 2040 started some time ago.  The 2018-19 Programme for Government made a commitment to... Read More

Letter from Jeane Freeman about financial support

05/03/21

A letter has been received from Jeane Freeman, 4th March (see the link below).  The letter confirms that,... Read More

Providers of care and support face difficulties accessing COVID-19 financial assistance

01/03/21

The Health and Sport Committee is taking evidence as part of its Social Care Inquiry and  recently invited... Read More

Guidance is out – contact in care homes

24/02/21

Everyone is well aware of the strain care homes have been under.  The COVID-19 restrictions have been hugely... Read More

Sheltered Housing & COVID-19

19/02/21

Issued 18th February 2021 Managing Sheltered Housing Services during COVID-19 This monthly update is the first of a... Read More