Tag: Home Farm care home
Councillor Gordon, together with fellow Skye members, John Finlayson, Calum Munro and Calum MacLeod, has signed a motion which will come before today’s (Thursday) meeting of the full Highland Council and which calls on the local authority to write to the Scottish Government asking it to agree to underwrite the estimated £1.2million annual revenue costs of the home.
The Care Inspectorate has decided to no longer pursue the cancellation of the service’s registration through the courts.’
Roddy Dunlop QC for the Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland said his client was not completely satisfied that the motion for interim suspension of the licence should be withdrawn.
HC-One, the operator of Home Farm, confirmed the change of heart this week after a deal said to have been brokered by local MP, Ian Blackford.
The SNP’s Westminster Leader has also written to Chancellor Rishi Sunak to request immediate top up payments for careworkers elsewhere who are facing similar circumstances.
The Highland Council has now put a range of measures in place to help those in the Portree community who have been affected by the coronavirus outbreak at Home Farm.