Local MSP, David Stewart, Labour, “having the right to die at home is a ‘basic human right’”.
St Peters House is set to open in January 2020, providing long-term care for people over the age of 65
“Its nurses make it possible for people living with terminal illness to die peacefully at home.””
“Shetland patients dying at home don’t have access to overnight carers”
“Winter creates particular pressures on our health and social care system, so it’s important that we are well prepared.”
“Young people living in, or leaving, the care system often face additional barriers to learning – which is why this funding can be so vital. “
The Eat Well Age Well Roadshow is coming to Orkney on 10th June.
One of the most important pieces of work undertaken in Scotland is the Independent Care Review.
“Carers make a vital contribution to society, which this payment recognises, putting an extra £442 in their pockets this financial year. “
“Sometimes I think the Tory party can sink no lower”