The latest HSP guidance COVID -19: Information and Guidance for Social, Community and Residential Care Settings


Revised 11th June 2020 Health Protection Scotland (part of Public Health Scotland) has issued revised guidance for community... Read More
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Dealing with additional Covid-19 related costs


Providers of care and support face a range of additional costs in the COVID-19 period. These include costs... Read More

A national approach to Social Care staffing shortages


Update 5th May 2020: The SSSC have issued updated guidance for Employers using the Recruitment Portal for Social... Read More
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Pay rise for some social care workers from 1st April


The Scottish Government has committed to funding an increase in social care workers hourly rate by 3.3% to... Read More

Access to PPE


From Monday 27 April, local Hubs will distribute PPE supplies to the whole of the social care sector... Read More

Crisis COVID-19 Frontline impact survey


Crisis are conducting research to better understand the impact that Coronavirus has had on people experiencing homelessness, how... Read More

Guidance on health and community care settings


Health Protection Scotland and NHS National Services Scotland have updated guidance for health and social care settings in... Read More
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Activities for people self-isolating at home or in a care home


Each Tuesday and Friday at 2pm a new video is posted on the Luminate@Home website.  Professionals lead viewers... Read More
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Updated: Local authorities urged to consider the extra financial pressures on providers


Update: 9th April 2020 Cosla has reviewed and updated their guidance.  The updated guidance can be found here:... Read More
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COVID-19 grants from Crisis


COVID-19 grants Crisis have announced an emergency grant funding programme for charities working with people who are homeless... Read More