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Independent review findings accepted by Scottish GovernmentIndependent review findings accepted by Scottish Government

Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has accepted the findings of the Independent Review of Adult Social Care, and said the Scottish Government is working to implement key recommendations.

Measures implemented include new £20 million Community Living Change Fund to redesign services for people with complex needs including intellectual disabilities and autism, and for people who have enduring mental health problems. 

The Scottish Government is discussing plans for a National Care Service with COSLA and working to implement Review recommendations to:

  • work with local partners to end charging for non-residential care
  • develop minimum standards for terms and conditions in the social care sector, to help organisations meet fair work principles by the end of May
  • work to ensure there is no delay in the annual Real Living Wage uplift for Adult Social Care workers.

Backing for Feeley Review recommendations - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)




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