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What are the Scottish Government plans for National Care Service and what's the proposed timescale?

By Hector MacKenzie

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Maree Todd urged anyone thinking about a career in the care sector to find out more.
Maree Todd urged anyone thinking about a career in the care sector to find out more.

The National Care Service (Scotland) Bill was introduced to the Scottish Parliament on June 20, with the Scottish Government committing to establishing the service by the end of this parliamentary term.

The Scottish Government has committed to building a service that ensures everyone has access to consistently high-quality care and support and will:

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Transform people's experience of social care support and related services, strengthen prevention and community-based support and reform access.

Continue integrating community health and social care and strengthen partnerships working with other services and agencies.

Ensure that individuals can participate in their care design.

Ensure people's needs are met holistically and driven by the outcomes that are important to them and their communities.

Strengthen prevention, early intervention and end of life care.

Ross Maree Todd MSP said: "If you are considering a job in adult social care, visit caretocare.scot to find out more about working in the sector.”

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