Scottish Government Policy and Guidance

Adult social care – winter preparedness plan: 2020 to 2021

This plan sets out the measures already in place that must be retained and those that need to be introduced across the adult social care sector over winter 2020 to 2021. Adult social care – winter preparedness plan: 2020 to 2021. Scottish Government, 3 November 2020.

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COVID-19: Occupational Risk Assessment – update from Care Inspectorate

On Friday September 18th we issued a Provider Update featuring information on the COVID-19 occupational risk assessment tool. It has come to our attention that the information we provided was out of date and we have therefore included a clarification below: The Scottish Government has provided additional guidance on the risk and vulnerability assessment process in relation to the…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): adult care homes visiting guidance Published 3rd September 2020

Guidance for care homes on phasing in the re-introduction of visiting. This guidance sets out how care home visiting may be re-introduced while minimising the risks to residents, staff and visitors. There are two sets of guidance to support care homes with restoring visiting by friends and family, as well as resuming wellbeing activities and visits by professionals.

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