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The Scottish Human Rights Commission’s new reported shows that a “considerable proportion” of people who rely on social care at home in Scotland have had their support either cut or removed completely.

The report warned that the pandemic has exacerbated pre-existing issues in the social care system. Hopefully the release of this report will highlight the issues that need addressed and ensure action to improve services.

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