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Day Care Centres

Volume 15: debated on Wednesday 16 December 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he has studied the report "Day Care Centres" by Jean Symons, published by the Centre on Environment for the Handicapped; what action he will be taking; and if he will make a statement.

This report is a study of some developments in England from 1970 to 1980, with particular reference to centres for mixed handicap groups. In Scotland responsibility for provision of such facilities rests with regional and islands councils and health boards, which are best placed to assess the implications of the study for the services which they provide.