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PE01545: Residential care provision for the severely learning disabled

Health

Petitioner: Ann Maxwell on behalf of Muir Maxwell Trust

Status:
Lodged

Date Lodged: 03 December 2014

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to recognise residential care as a way severely learning disabled children, young people and adults can lead happy and fulfilled lives and provide the resources to local authorities to establish residential care options for families in Scotland.

Petition History:

Summary:

3 March 2015: The Committee took evidence from Ann Maxwell. The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government, Learning Disability Alliance Scotland, the Scottish Consortium for Learning Disability, Scotland Excel and the Chief Social Work Adviser. Link to Official Report 3 March 2015

26 May 2015: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government, the Chief Social Work Adviser and Professor Sally-Ann Cooper, University of Glasgow. Link to Official Report 26 May 2015

27 October 2015: The Committee agreed to write to Donaldson's College and the Scottish Government. Link to Official Report 27 October 2015

12 January 2016: The Committee agreed to include the petition in its legacy paper for consideration by the Session 5 Public Petitions Committee. Link to Official Report 12 January 2016

30 June 2016: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government. Link to Official Report 30 June 2016

29 September 2016: The Committee agreed to defer further consideration of the petition until March 2017. Link to Official Report 29 September 2016

30 March 2017: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government and to seek an update from the petitioner. Official Report

11 May 2017: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government. Link to Official Report 11 May 2017

26 October 2017: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government. Link to the Official Report 26 October 2017

15 March 2018: The Committee agreed to invite the petitioner to make a written submission in response to the Scottish Government's submission. The Committee also agreed to ask the Scottish Learning Disabilities Observatory for further information about its work to address the diverse needs of people with learning disabilities in Scotland. Link to the Official report 15 March 2018

07 June 2018: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Learning Disabilities Observatory. Link to Official Report 07 June 2018

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