Extending free personal care to under 65s: feasibility study

Study of the extension of free personal care to people under 65 who need it, examining the potential relationship with social security provision.

Annex B

Abbreviations used

AA Attendance Allowance
CA Carer’s Allowance
CB Community-based
CCPS Coalition of Care and Support Providers Scotland
COSLA Convention of Scottish Local Authorities
DLA Disability Living Allowance
DPO(s) Disabled People’s Organisation(s)
FPC Free Personal Care
FPNC Free Personal and Nursing Care
GCIL Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living
HSCPs Health and Social Care Partnerships
IJBs Integration Joint Boards
ILFS Independent Living Fund Scotland
ILiS Independent Living in Scotland
LA Local Authority
LAs Local Authorities
LCIL Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living
LFRs Local Financial Returns
MECOPP Minority Ethnic Carers of Older People Project
MND Motor Neurone Disease
MSP Member of the Scottish Parliament
NHS National Health Service
PC Personal Care
PIP Personal Independence Payment
PPC Scottish Parliament Public Petitions Committee
PSED Public Sector Equality Duty
SACT Scotland Against the Care Tax
SDS Self-directed Support
SG Scottish Government
SILC Scottish Independent Living Coalition
UKG United Kingdom Government


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