Housing Support and the Real Living Wage


The Scottish Government has announced a 2.2% uplift in the hourly rate for social care – taking the... Read More

Inspiring photos


The past year has brought varied days, challenges and emotions for everyone.  Yet, people have gotten through, and... Read More

Housing 2040 Route Map Published


The discussions for Housing 2040 started some time ago.  The 2018-19 Programme for Government made a commitment to... Read More

Letter from Jeane Freeman about financial support


A letter has been received from Jeane Freeman, 4th March (see the link below).  The letter confirms that,... Read More

Providers of care and support face difficulties accessing COVID-19 financial assistance


The Health and Sport Committee is taking evidence as part of its Social Care Inquiry and  recently invited... Read More

Guidance is out – contact in care homes


Everyone is well aware of the strain care homes have been under.  The COVID-19 restrictions have been hugely... Read More

Sheltered Housing & COVID-19


Issued 18th February 2021 Managing Sheltered Housing Services during COVID-19 This monthly update is the first of a... Read More

£500 social care bonus – application date extended to 28th Feb


£500 social care bonus – application date extended 17/02/2020 The end of November saw the First Minister announce... Read More
Photo of a woman behind a trolley, filling mugs of tea with a kettle

COVID-19 vaccination of housing support workers underway


People living in care homes, staff working in care homes and people over 80 years of age living... Read More
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Staff Testing begins in sheltered housing, supported housing and care at homes services


Supplies of LFD kits are being delivered to sheltered housing  and supported housing services across Scotland.  These supplies... Read More