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Health and social care strategy for older people: consultation analysis

An analysis report of the responses received to the consultation on a health and social care strategy for older people held in 2022.


2. Overview of Respondents

The Scottish Government launched its written consultation on a Health and Social Care Strategy for Older People on 8 March and it closed on 27 June 2022. Responses were received via citizenspace (the Scottish Government's consultation platform) and by email.

The consultation process also included 30 online and in person engagement events which took place between May and August 2022. The views from these events are included in this analysis.

A total of 127 responses were received, with 119 of these providing permission for their responses to be published. These were published on 20 July 2022 and are available at Health and Social Care Strategy for Older People - Scottish Government - Citizen Space (consult.gov.scot).

The 127 responses can be broken down as follows:

number of responses

% of total

individuals

40

31.5%

organisations

87

68.5%

Total

127

100%

Of the 87 organisations, they can be further broken down as follows:

Third Sector Organisations

34

NHS Health Boards, Local Authorities and Health and Social Care Partnerships

19

Professional Bodies

18

Other Statutory Bodies

3

Other organisations

10

Details of the organisations who responded are included in Annex A.

We also held 30 online and in person engagement events as part of the consultation process. Details of these are in Annex B

Contact

Email: olderpeopleshealthstrategy@gov.scot

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