Tag Archives: COVID 19

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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

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

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

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
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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