Home First provides six weeks of support to enable people to leave hospital earlier and aftercare where they are assessed in their own home environment.
‘Home care services for the dying in Scotland are patchy at best’ : David Stewart, MSP, Labour
Local MSP, David Stewart, Labour, “having the right to die at home is a ‘basic human right’”.
“This supplementary payment allows us to get more money in the pockets of carers in Scotland as quickly as possible.”
Care workers employed by Orkney Island Council are all paid above the real living wage for contracted work.
“The change will take place during 2018/19. This will provide time for it to be implemented in a way which will ensure continuity of care to individuals
those who provide the care will soon be required to be registered and to take qualifications as a legal part of their employment