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PE01179: Acquired brain injury services

Health

Petitioner: Helen Moran on behalf of the Brain Injury Awareness Campaign

Status:
Closed

Date Lodged: 03 August 2008

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to introduce a separate and distinct health and community care client category of 'acquired brain injury' to ensure that people with acquired brain injury and their carers get the services and support they need and agencies can plan and deliver services more effectively.

Petition History:

Summary:

9 September 2008: The Committee agreed to seek responses to the issues raised in the petition from the Scottish Government, NHS Quality Improvement Scotland, Scottish Acquired Brain Injury Managed Clinical Network, Scottish Head Injury Forum, Headway, Momentum Scotland, Association of Directors of Social Work and the Princess Royal Trust for Carers. Link to Official Report 9 September 2008

13 January 2009: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government seeking a response to the specific points raised during the meeting. Link to Official Report 13 January 2009

19 May 2009: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government and the Association of Directors of Social Work seeking further responses to specific points. Link to Official Report 19 May 2009

6 October 2009: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government seeking a further response to specific points. Link to Official Report 6 October 2009

9 February 2010: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government seeking a response to specific points. Link to Official Report 9 February 2010

4 May 2010: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government and the Association of Directors of Social Work seeking a response to specific points. Link to Official Report 4 May 2010

13 September 2010: The Committee agreed to suspend consideration of the petition until the Scottish Government and the Association of Directors of Social Work have provided information on what progress has been made in improving ABI services. Link to Official Report 13 September 2010

29 November 2011: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government and the Association of Directors of Social Work. Link to Official Report 29 November 2011

20 March 2012: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government and local authorities. Link to Official Report 20 March 2012 (429KB pdf)

26 June 2012: The Committee agreed to close the petition under Rule 15.7 on the grounds that the Scottish Government has committed to bring forward legislation on the integration of adult health and social care services. The Scottish Government is currently consulting on its proposals and has confirmed that the Acquired Brain Injury Managed Clinical Network sub-group is taking forward work which will help move from a “clinical” network to a “care” network. Link to Official Report 26 June 2012 (463KB pdf) 

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