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The Review of Adult Social Care and housing support


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


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


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


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

Inspiring photos


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


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


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


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


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


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