Social Care

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Moray Council is to scrap its Council Tax discount for those with a second home as the local authority set its budget for 2018/19 to secure more than £6.6 million of savings. Introducing ways to generate more income, the council will remove the 10% Council Tax discount for those with a second home

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A charity for older people is calling for urgent action to protect vulnerable residents amid rising costs and closures across Scotland’s care sector. The call follows the announcement by Renaissance Care that it plans to close its Levenhall Care Home in Musselburgh.

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A consultation on revisions to the health and social care integration scheme - the legal contract between NHS Grampian and Moray Council underpinning the Moray Integration Joint Board - has been launched. The changes include duties to support adult carers becoming the responsibility of the Board and

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Public sector union Unison is calling on the Scottish Government to stop the closure of 12 care homes run by Bield Housing and Care. Bield outlined plans to withdraw from all registered care home provision in October last year as part of a new Business Strategy that it said “will secure its long-t

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Extra funding of a billion pounds over the next three years is needed to address the gap of funding that exists in social care in Scotland today, MSPs heard this week. Scottish Care told the Scottish Parliament’s health and sport committee inquiry into care home sustainability that care homes are

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Over 50 third sector organisations across the UK have backed an amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill legislation calling for an independent review of the impact of Brexit on health and social care systems. The sector is concerned about the impact on staff from the EU, a decline in funding for medical

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Ambitious plans to put technology to work in care and healthcare were launched yesterday by Dundee Health & Social Care Partnership (DHSCP). The launch comes during Digital Health & Care Week and is one of a series of events around Scotland.

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Councillor Tom Weatherston, executive member for adult social care with Carol Gillie, director of finance at NHS Borders The Scottish Borders Health and Social Care Partnership and SB Cares have officially opened the doors to the new premises of the Community Equipment Service in Tweedbank.

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A public exhibition is to be held as part of the Technology Enabled Care Conference in Perth tomorrow. Exhibitors at the Conference will include the Perth & Kinross Council Telecare (Community Alarms) Service, Speech & Language Therapy, Alzheimer Scotland, Moving and Handling and the Scottis

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