care homes

Labour renew calls for safe care home visiting

South Lanarkshire Labour councillors have renewed calls for testing and safety procedures to be put in place by the Scottish Government to allow more Covid-safe visiting to take place in care homes. Continue reading →

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Council’s plan for care homes ‘is being rewritten’ after public pressure

Campaigners have forced a major U-turn on proposals to leave Larkhall without a care home as South Lanarkshire Council’s plan for care homes closures and huge cuts in bed numbers ‘is being rewritten’ under mounting political pressure. Continue reading →

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Labour launches campaign to save Larkhall care home

Following South Lanarkshire Council’s decision to close McWhirter House care home in Larkhall, the local Labour Party has launched a campaign to save the council-run facility.

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