MSP gives back­ing to care home

The Oban Times - - NEWS -

AR­GYLL and Bute MSP Michael Rus­sell has shown his sup­port for the Save Glen Iosal cam­paign.

Mr Rus­sell signed the pe­ti­tion to ‘ save’ the 25-flat shel­tered ac­com­mo­da­tion in Tober­mory.

The Ar­gyll and Bute Health and So­cial Care Part­ner­ship (HSCP) is look­ing to with­draw fund­ing from the Trust Hous­ing As­so­ci­a­tion, the or­gan­i­sa­tion that runs the care home.

This will re­sult in war­den sup­port at the 25-flat com­plex be­ing cut from 35 hours to 25.

A pe­ti­tion ask­ing for the de­ci­sion to be re­versed has now been signed by 957 peo­ple.

Mr Rus­sell wrote to the Trust Hous­ing As­so­ci­a­tion op­pos­ing the changes to sup­ported liv­ing on Mull.

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