How technology is helping people get ahead of the ‘Curve


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


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 


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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