Responses and Submissions

B&C-logoResponses and submissions to consultations from the Scottish Parliament, the Scottish Government and other bodies, by the UNISON Scotland Bargaining and Campaigns Team

 

Integration of Care in Social Care in Social Care in Scotland

Integration of Care in Social Care in Social Care in Scotland

UNISON Scotland members have been involved in various proposals for the integration of health and care services since the late1990s when Local Health Care Co-operatives were first launched, followed by ... Read More
Consultation on the Children and Young People Bill

Consultation on the Children and Young People Bill

UNISON Scotland has supported the principles of Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) since its inception and we believe that many of the measures contained in the proposed Bill ... Read More
Looked after children response

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 workers employed in social care throughout Scotland and who work ... Read More
Social Care (Self Directed Support) (Scotland) Bill

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 way to enjoy more freedom, choice and the greater independence ... Read More
Mental Health Strategy 2012 - 2015

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 ill health poses to individuals, not only in society, but ... Read More
Care Integration Comments to Health & Sport Committee

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 Health Partnerships (CHPs) with Health and Social Care Partnerships (HSCPs) ... Read More
Inquiry into regulation of care for older people

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 of service provision.  The UK Government’s NHS and Community Care ... Read More
Common Core of Skills, Knowledge, Understanding and Values for the Children’s Workforce

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 core is that the document is aiming for and therefore, ... Read More
Care Integration statement

Care Integration statement

This statement covers UNISON Scotland’s initial response to proposals for the integration of care services in Scotland either through a National Care Service as proposed by Scottish Labour or through ... Read More
A Strategy for Self Directed Support

A Strategy for Self Directed Support

UNISON Scotland is committed to the principle of the right to independent living for all care users. We therefore welcome the publication of a strategy, to be followed by appropriate ... Read More

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