The new fund now covers children from birth to 18 who are receiving inpatient care, and will cover costs for their parents, anyone with parental responsibility, and siblings under 18.
“hopefully folk can see some light as we head towards spring”
“I was delighted to see the Covid-19 vaccine arrive in Orkney last week. It is heartening that frontline NHS and care workers are being prioritised, no matter where they live.”
According to a recent Police Scotland report, in 2021 so far, 34,103 incidents of domestic abuse have been recorded in Scotland, up 7.6% on the previous 12 months.
Orkney Islands Council has been awarded £26,400 to invest in projects designed to boost the attainment of local care experienced children and young people.
Maree Todd MSP : Orkney Opinionator: introduction