Scrapping respite care regarded as a lifeline were considered as further cuts loom in Fife’s cash-strapped health and social care service.
Cuts to beds and staff at a Dundee respite centre for severely disabled children are to be reversed following crunch talks between parents and MSPs.
Controversial plans to raise the cost of respite care have been shelved due to uncertainty over new legislation.
The cost of crucial respite care for hundreds of families across Perth and Kinross could be about to sky-rocket, with one household already hit with an increase of a staggering 900 percent.
Parents of a brave young Angus leukaemia youngster have paid their own emotional tribute to a lifeline Tayside charity and the kind-hearted supporters who help the group’s vital work.