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Looked after children response

UNISON is Scotland’s largest trade union representing approximately 160,000 members working in the public sector.   UNISON Scotland represents over 30,000

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Social Care (Self Directed Support) (Scotland) Bill

UNISON Scotland acknowledges that certain groups of service users, particularly physically disabled people, view direct payments and personalisation as a

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Mental Health Strategy 2012 – 2015

UNISON acknowledges the work that the current Scottish Government and previous administrations have undertaken to tackle the challenges that mental

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Care Integration Comments to Health & Sport Committee

We understand that at present the Government intends to integrate health and social care primarily through legislation to replace Community

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Inquiry into regulation of care for older people

UNISON Scotland believes a major mistake in the provision care of the elderly was to allow profit to be part

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Common Core of Skills, Knowledge, Understanding and Values for the Children’s Workforce

UNISON Scotland supports the introduction of a common core in principle. We are, however unclear about what exactly the common

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Social Care Procurement Guidelines

UNISON Scotland welcomes the publication of Guidelines on social care procurement and can support some aspects of them. However, we

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Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Bill Response

UNISON Scotland wants to commend the consultation process which has taken place in the period since the last Draft Bill

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