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Final report and recommendations of the national review of care allowances

Final report and recommendations of the national review of care allowances

Friday, September 14, 2018

ISBN: 9781787812109

A national review of Care allowances was carried out between November 2017 and August 2018. Here is a report on the findings of that review along with 12 recommendations.

Executive Summary

To meet a 2017/18 Programme for Government commitment a national review of care allowances for children living in foster care, kinship Care and adoption placements has been carried out.

The review which was chaired by Iona Colvin Chief Social Work Adviser met with a core group of key stakeholders between November 2017 and August 2018 to consider proposals for a national approach to care allowances.

This report along with the accompanying consultation report sets out the findings and makes 12 recommendations to Scottish Government Ministers and CoSLA leaders.