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Managing communal lounges in supported housing – updated guidance

27/09/21

  COVID-19 guidance has been designating communal lounges in supported housing / sheltered housing as ‘public’ areas unless... Read More
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The Independent Review of Adult Social Care and housing support

07/06/21

The Unit considers the plans for the new National Care Service and the role of housing support after... Read More

Supported Housing and the Benefits system

03/06/21

Find our latest briefing here.

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

01/03/21

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

Adapt & Thrive Programme

10/02/21

The Adapt & Thrive programme is for charities, voluntary organisations, community groups and social enterprises.  The programme gives... Read More

Consultation on Near Me – the online GP appointment system

14/07/20

The volume of GP appointments carried out online has increased significantly during lockdown. A survey has been created... Read More

GP appointments online – survey on Near Me

13/07/20

The volume of GP appointments carried out online has increased significantly during lockdown.  A survey has been created... Read More

Health board staff to work in the community

05/05/20

Guidance has been issued to Health Boards about the relocation of health staff into community settings to work... Read More

HPS guidance on COVID-19 in supported housing

22/04/20

Health Protection Scotland has issued guidance about dealing with outbreaks of Covid 19 in care homes or supported... Read More

Covid 19 guide for people with learning disabilities

22/04/20

The Scottish Commission for Learning Disability (SCLD) in conjunction with Glasgow University, has produced a series of guides... Read More