How technology is helping people get ahead of the ‘Curve

24/09/20

A Scottish Government funded research project is investigating what keeps people active and independent in later life using... Read More

Housing support services facing difficulties securing funding for 3.3% SLW uplift in 2020/21

24/09/20

An agreement was reached by Cosla and the Scottish Government that social care workers should be awarded 3.3%... Read More

Research into supported housing and homelessness 

24/09/20

Supported housing may be a temporary response to homelessness or a longer term solution delivered as part of... Read More

Infection control and access to PPE

24/09/20

Revised guidance on infection prevention and control (IPC) On 21st August the revised UK wide IPC guidance was... Read More

Extended use of face masks – revised guidance

23/09/20

The Chief Nursing Officer has revised the Scottish Government’s interim extended use of face mask guidance to align... Read More
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Re-starting sheltered housing guidance

01/09/20

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown sheltered housing services moved swiftly away from delivering face... Read More

Updated Infection Control Guidance

24/08/20

Updated guidance has been published for use across the UK – COVID-19: Guidance for the mobilisation of services within... Read More

Social care staff support fund

28/07/20

Social care staff working in care homes, care at home, and housing support, including personal assistants should be... Read More
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Voluntary Sector Development Fund 2020

27/07/20

Applications to the 2020-21 Voluntary Sector Development Fund (VSDF) are now open. It supports voluntary sector organisations providing... Read More

Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group: tackling homelessness following coronavirus

16/07/20

In early June, Housing Minister, Kevin Stewart, MSP asked HARSAG to reconvene in order to consider Scotland’s response... Read More