Date lodged: 29 September 2017
To ask the Scottish Government what support it provides to the Shared Lives model of care, and what its position is on the value of using Shared Lives in providing an alternative to residential care for disabled adults and older people.
Answered by: Shona Robison 5 October 2017
Scottish Government officials met, in July 2017, with representatives of Shared Lives Plus to discuss the models of care they currently provide in Scotland.
The Scottish Government welcomes models of care which help to fulfil the Scottish Government's vision, in which people can live longer, healthier lives in their own home or in a homely setting.