Call for views on the purchasing of care home services

Scotland Excel is seeking views on how Scotland currently purchases
care home services for older people and how it should do this in the

We are asking people who use services, organisations who represent
service users, carers, providers, health and social care partnerships
and councils, to tell us what they think.

Julie Welsh, Director of Scotland Excel explained: “Care homes are a
vital part of care services for older people and as the national centre
of procurement expertise for councils we are keen to do all we can to
support social care reform.  The procurement strategy for care homes for
older people needs to include everyone’s views on how best to do this.”

The strategy and survey are available until close of play on the 10th July 2017.

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