Health and Social Care

  • Becoming more Socially Inclusive

    17th February 2015 by

    Interview Profile: Mike Liddle is Team Leader within the Care for Older People team at the Scottish Government. He was recently appointed co-chair of the British Irish Council’s Social Inclusion workstream and just returned from finalising the workstream’s report in London. 1. What have you been up to lately? We’ve been working together with officials…

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  • Consultation on Draft Regulations relating to the Care Act 2014

    12th June 2014 by

    The Care Act 2014 (“the Act”) was introduced in the House of Lords on 9 May 2013 and received Royal Assent on 14 May 2014. The Act creates a legislative basis for local authorities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland to make cross-border placements for those who require care in residential accommodation in Scotland. Equivalent…

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