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Revised guidance on charging for residential accommodation: July 2019.

  The Scottish Government has released updated guidance on charging for residential accommodation, effective as of the 28th June 2019. Access the guidance here.

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Stand with GDA: Glasgow deserves better social care!

  Glasgow’s Senior Social Work officials have recently re-visited a paper on resource allocation, which in June the Integrated Joint Board (IJB) refused due to concerns that the Equalities Impacts had not been considered, and that financial concerns capping individuals’ budgets could lead to forced institutionalisation. Glasgow Disability Alliance (GDA) and others are very concerned that if approved […]

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Applying SDS to Residential Care

In 2017 The Scottish Government funded 2 pilot projects to look at how SDS could be applied to residential care in Scotland. Under the current SDS legislation, it is not possible to fund someone living in residential care through SDS and the legislation is not being applied in this area. Update- These pilots were completed […]

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