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Free Personal And Nursing Care, Scotland, 2013-14

Free Personal And Nursing Care, Scotland, 2013-14

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

ISBN: 9781785443022

This Statistics Release presents the latest figures (financial year 2013-14) for expenditure on Free Personal and Nursing Care (FPNC), which was introduced in Scotland in 2002. This release presents information from a variety of sources to give a picture of: the number of people benefiting from free personal care and free nursing care in Scotland how much Local Authorities spend on personal care services

Executive Summary

Around 78,000 people in Scotland benefit from Free Personal Care, with more than 30,000 people in Care Homes and nearly 48,000 people living in their own home. Over 10,000 self-funding Care Home residents receive weekly payments for Free Personal Care (ages 65+) and/or Free Nursing Care (all ages).