Publication - Consultation paper

Anne's Law - supporting people who live in adult care homes to maintain family and friendship connections: consultation

Published: 24 Sep 2021

Seeks views on the Scottish Government’s proposals for delivering Anne’s Law in primary legislation, to ensure that people who live in adult care homes have rights to see and spend time with the people who are important to them.

Anne's Law - supporting people who live in adult care homes to maintain family and friendship connections: consultation
The Consultation Questions

The Consultation Questions

We would be grateful for views in response to the following questions.

Question 1 – Do you agree with the overall aim that people living in adult care homes have the right to see and spend time with those who are important to them in order to support their health and wellbeing?

Yes
No
I don't know

Please say why/explain your answer

Question 2 - What do you think should be the main aims of Anne's Law?

Question 3 – Do you think this should be a right for residents or for the visitor (s)?

For resident
For visitor(s)
For both
I do not think there should be rights for either resident or visitor?

Please say why/explain your answer

Question 4 – How can the rights of residents be balanced against the rights of other people in the setting for example other residents, staff, visiting professionals?

Question 5 -What do you see as the main benefits, challenges and risks of the proposal to develop legislation to support people living in adult care homes to have the right to see and spend time with those who are important to them?

Benefits
Challenges
Risks

Question 6 - Should the proposals apply only to people who live in an adult care home (residential and nursing) registered with the Care Inspectorate?

Yes
No
I don't know

Please say why/explain your answer

Question 7 -Please provide any further comments on the proposals


Contact

Email: ALconsultation@gov.scot