The QT

Wednesday 19 June 2024
19/06/2024

Does the answer to care lie over the border?

With Scotland looking to introduce — and so far failing to move forward with — a National Carers Strategy, Jane Hall looks at the current differences in how social care is handled cross-border, and why reform is proving hard to implement north of the River Tweed
  • Disparity in care packages between nations highlighted in border towns
  • Lack of funding and political will leads to frustration in both nations despite Scotland’s plan for National Carers Strategy
  • Situation is ‘urgent and requires sustained action’

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