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The Social Care (Self-directed Support) Scotland Bill was published on 1 March. The day was marked by holding the event ‘Putting Your Fingerprints on SDS’ at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh. The report of this event is now available to download.
The final report of the Livng Better Project: Addressing Mental Health and Well-being in People Living with Long-term Conditions is now available to download.
Scots receiving social care are among those being urged to make their views known to the Health and Sport Committee as the committee launched its call for evidence on the Social Care (Self Directed Support) (Scotland) Bill at the beginning of March. The Bill was introduced to the Parliament on 29 February. The Health and Sport Committee’s call for evidence asks that all submissions on the Bill should be made to the clerk before 24 April.
The Scottish Government has commissioned Peter Doran to undertake an independent review of learning provision for children and young people with complex additional support needs (the Doran Review). The Doran Review has issued a call for evidence which closes at 11 pm Friday 16 March. It is currently looking at how best to provide education for Scottish children and young people with the most complex learning needs.