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COVID-19 (Coronavirus info)

Information and guidance for public, NHSGGC staff, and community-based services.  Hospital visiting restrictions now in place.

National guidance for care homes

Health Protection Scotland Guidance

National guidance on COVID-19 can be found on the HPS website.  This includes the following items which may be parti...

National guidance on COVID-19 can be found on the HPS website

This includes the following items which may be particularly relevant to care home settings:

 Scottish Government   

Scottish Government also has a range of guidance for other areas including care settings. To view these Guidance documents click in links below:    

Scottish Government Guidance

Guidance on visiting arrangements  Testing letter from Jeane Freeman, Cabinet Secretary for Health & Sport for...

This guidance sets out arrangements care homes should put in place to improve the professional oversight of care prov...

This guidance sets out arrangements care homes should put in place to improve the professional oversight of care provided during the coronavirus pandemic and should be read in conjunction with the Clinical and Practical Guidance below 

guidance on changes to social care assessments  job retention (furlough) of social care staff required to shie...

A new web-based tool for Care Home Managers has been commissioned by the Scottish Government. The Turas Care Managem...

A new web-based tool for Care Home Managers has been commissioned by the Scottish Government.

The Turas Care Management Safety Huddle tool was launched on 14th August 2020. It will allow all private and public sector care homes across the country to record in one place information on COVID-19 including infection rates, demand on services and staff testing.

Turas Care Management User Guides, video walkthroughs and FAQs are all available to view/download on the NES Turas web pages

 Care Inspectorate   

The response to the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak is complex and fast moving. It is important to check information on their website on regular basis where you will find links to the pages below:    

Care Inspectorate Guidance

Care Inspectorate is receiving questions from services on a daily basis. They have captured some of the most frequent...

Care Inspectorate is receiving questions from services on a daily basis. They have captured some of the most frequently asked questions below. These are being updated regularly as more information becomes available. They have now included a menu tab on their web page of all material related to Covid-19

So we can better support care providers, we have now begun using Near Me video consultation. Near Me is a video consu...

So we can better support care providers, we have now begun using Near Me video consultation. Near Me is a video consulting service that enables people to have health and social care appointments from home or wherever is convenient. All you need is a device for making video calls like a smartphone and an internet connection. 

Last Updated: 25 November 2020