National Care Service Bill Scotland published. 21 June 2022.

National Care Service Bill published. 21 June 2022.

Part of  Health and social careLaw and order

New vision for the future of social care.

Legislation to establish a National Care Service for Scotland (NCS) will ensure the best possible outcomes for people accessing care and support and end the ‘postcode lottery’ of care.
The National Care Service Bill will make Scottish Ministers accountable for adult social care in Scotland – a change strongly   supported by those responding to the recent consultation on the plans.
The Bill provides the foundation for the NCS, and enables the fine detail of the new  service to be co-designed with people who have direct experience of social care services. Plans have also been published to explain how that collaboration will work.      The aims are to:  Read more