“It takes a certain kind of person to be a nurse. They want to help people.”
Nearly 3/4 of those who completed the survey commented on the significant changes they had to deal as a result of covid
” I was pleased this week to help unveil the new Secure Care Pathway and Standards Scotland.”
The social service sector makes up 7.8% of employment in Scotland, which is roughly 1 in 13 or workers.
“The pandemic has highlighted more than ever before, the skill and compassion demonstrated by our social service staff across Scotland.” Lorraine Gray
“I don’t get any respite, no time away or family support.” The Shocking Pressures on Young Carers #Covid19
“I feel as if it has made it more difficult to care for my father as I have been unable to take care of myself properly”
“As we get older we become frailer but not all older people are frail.” Professor Phyo Myint
The prevailing culture did not invite healthy challenge and there was little evidence that leaders had been proactive in creating opportunities for, and encouraging, scrutiny, challenge and debate.Care Inspectorate Report
Young carers call for educational equality and an end to isolation
Local MSP, David Stewart, Labour, “having the right to die at home is a ‘basic human right’”.