Vacancy: Information and Better Futures Officer

15/10/21

Information and Better Futures Officer Housing Support Enabling Unit, Edinburgh Salary scale:  £30,576 – £32,432 pro rata Temporary:... Read More

AskSARA online self-assessment tool

30/09/21

The DLF (part of Shaw Trust since 2014) is continuing to attract new partners in Scotland for its... Read More

Managing communal lounges in supported housing – updated guidance

29/09/21

  COVID-19 guidance has been designating communal lounges in supported housing / sheltered housing as ‘public’ areas unless... Read More

Shared Spaces, Let’s Talk

27/08/21

The start of October will see the launch of the much anticipated ‘Shared Spaces’ report.  With the expansion... Read More

Guidance for supported housing and care at home 9th August 2021

09/08/21

In a letter at the end of last week the Scottish Government  states that although social distancing and... Read More

2021-22 Voluntary Sector Development Fund open

07/07/21

Applications to the 2021-22 Voluntary Sector Development Fund (VSDF) are now open. The fund, administered by the SSSC,... Read More

PPE updates 28/06/21

28/06/21

The social care sector will continue to access emergency PPE through the NHS NSS  Triage system and through... Read More
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The 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

Survey – Experience of LFT in Social Care

19/05/21

Scottish Government is inviting social care workers to fill out a short survey about the experience of Lateral... Read More

Independent Review of Adult Social Care through the lens of homelessness

05/05/21

The Independent Review of Adult Social Care – led by Derek Feeley – published its report and recommendations... Read More