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
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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

Visiting in ‘assisted living’ or supported housing settings


The Scottish Government is aware of the difficulties and heartache experienced by people living in an ‘assisted living... Read More

PPE – securing supplies through the winter


The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport recently agreed to continue with the existing PPE triage and PPE... Read More

COVID-19 Local Mobilisation Funding for social care to continue to end of March 2021


The Scottish Government has announced the extension of the sustainability funding to the end of March 2021.  A... Read More
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Staff testing to be extended to sheltered housing & care at home


The Scottish Government has announced it will commence testing of staff in sheltered housing on 11th January and... Read More

Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for private tenants


Public Health Scotland, in partnership with the Scottish Government, Citizens Advice Scotland and Shelter Scotland, has produced this... Read More