Reported by Disability News Service – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media. 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 … Continue reading Equality News Update: Disability News Service: Watchdog’s report spotlights ‘shocking’ impact of pandemic on social care in Scotland
Reported by Scottish Government News – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media. An independent review is to consider the idea of a national care service. The review, a Programme for Government commitment, will aim to ensure Scotland provides consistently excellent support for people who use these services, … Continue reading Equality News Update: Scottish Government News: Review of adult social care
New rules for visits to care homes in Fife come into force from today (Monday).
The Scottish social care sector has secured an extra £50m in funding to help with COVID-19 related costs.
Guidance to help local authorities, third sector organisations and partners working in Scotland’s schools, colleges and communities to provide community learning and development (CLD) services safely.
Freelance journalist and disability campaigner Michael McEwan says it is vital that disabled people are getting the information they need during the coronavirus crisis
The Scottish Government has launched the Social Care Staff Support Fund to protect care workers during the pandemic.
Fears of a growing poverty crisis have prompted a campaign to help fuel families with food and essentials.
Indicative dates for Phase 2 and early Phase 3 measures announced to help planning.
All categories of hate crime in Scotland are increasing, according to official figures.
New legislation which aims to ensure young people living with a disability receive support with the transition to adulthood is being brought forward.
Fife could be one of the test pilots for project which could give every citizen a basic income.
The Scottish Human Rights Commission has said the rights of older people may have been breached in the response to the pandemic
Care homes in Fife are to be subject to a range of new steps in a bid to protect residents from coronavirus.
HOME care services for some of Glasgow's most vulnerable have been slashed by 60% as the city faces a crisis as a result of staff absence in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.