Rewatch this presentation to learn about the proposed centralisation of social care services in Scotland and its potential impact on local authorities, human rights, and communities. We’re here to help you stay up-to-date with the latest research and policy analysis. Featured speakers include Emily Burn and Catherine Needham from the Centre for Care and the University of Birmingham.
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Resource pack: The future of social care in Scotland
What role for local government in Scotland’s National Care Service?
Adult social care is one of the most significant short-term and long-term pressures on councils in Scotland and it is obvious that there is a serious problem with how we provide social care in Scotland and across the UK. Read the publication…
Collection: Health and social care
Delivering strong and effective health and social care is one of the most important roles local governments have. It is an ever-changing task as new problems and priorities occur. Dive into the collection!
Time to move on: Scotland can’t wait around for a National Care Service
National Care Service: has this idea become a white elephant that nobody wants to own?
The National Care Service (Scotland) Bill was introduced in the Scottish Parliament on 20 June 2022. Ever since the voices urging Scottish Ministers to re-think the plans have been growing in number and urgency. Read the full briefing…
Social Care in Scotland – huge challenges ahead
Review of Adult Social Care in Scotland
An Independent Review of Adult Social Care in Scotland was published in February 2021, chaired by Derek Feeley, Chief Executive of the Institute for Health Improvement. Read the full briefing…
An Overview of Health and Social Care Integration in Scotland
The integration of health and social care is the Scottish Government’s programme of reform to improve services for people who use adult health and social care services. Read the full briefing…