The results showed variations between the Health Boards across all key aspects studied: individual aspects of staffing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, psychiatry, pharmacy and social work as well as multidisciplinary team input.
Consulting on a National Care Service & A #Covid Inquiry
“People may be surprised by the extent of services covered by this Consultation and I would urge as many as possible to respond to it, as this could really be the end for anything other than central control in Scotland.” Alison Evison COSLA
Consulting on a National Care Service but no Time for Care Home Deaths Inquiry
In November 2020 the Scottish Parliament voted to hold a public inquiry into covid related Care Home deaths
The Gamble: Self Isolation Changes For Key Workers – ‘Vaccination is not Immunisation’
Changes being introduced by the Scottish Government over self isolation for key workers have been criticised by the trade union Unite Scotland who say that it could lead to a new spike in the pandemic.
Is Charging For Some Social Care Services In Orkney Ahead?
Councillors have been looking at social care in Orkney and the costs of running its many vital services to an ageing population.
Health and Social Care Workers Reflect on their Work #Covid19
Nearly 3/4 of those who completed the survey commented on the significant changes they had to deal as a result of covid
Supporting Scotland’s Social Care Workers – Additional Funding
“Social Care staff provide a critical and valuable service, never more apparent than during this emergency period.”
Implications for Health and Social Care in Scotland with Brexit
“The governance that we have in Scotland, particularly around social care service delivery, is unique in the UK”