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Local Authority guidance on implementing free personal care for under 65s.

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New guidance on implementing free personal care for under 65s has been issued to Local Authorities across the country. This guidance has been issued ahead of April 1st, when the Community Care (Personal Care and Nursing Care) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2018, will come into force. This legislation extends free personal care to those under the age of 65, you an access the guidance here. 

There will be some public facing guidance published in due course, and we will work to ensure members can be involved in this, with further news to follow.