Guidance is out – contact in care homes

24/02/21

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

19/02/21

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

01/02/21

£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

22/01/21

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

20/01/21

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

10/12/20

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

10/12/20

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

09/12/20

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

30/11/20

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

23/11/20

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