Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)


We have compiled some useful resources relating to the care of older people in Scotland with up to date advice during the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.

Please check back regularly and also make use of other credible sites and information sources. 

If you are a member of Scottish Care, it is imperative that you register on the Scottish Care website Members Area for up to date information and advice specifically for social care services and professionals.

Latest Covid-19 news for the public

New information & guidance for social or community care & residential settings

Latest News

Advice for the Easter Weekend

Latest News

Scottish Care & RCGP Scotland issues joint statement on care homes

Latest News

Advice for social care services

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Covid-19 guidance for community& residential settings

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Resources on palliative care during Covid-19


Vlog from our CEO, Dr Donald Macaskill on Covid-19 guidance

Care Inspectorate inc. inspections, complains & notifications

Advice for social care workers

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General SSSC information

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Regulation during Covid-19                

Advice for nurses

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Joint letter from UK chief nurses

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Joint statement on the nursing workforce

Advice for older people and at risk groups


Age Scotland information/helpline

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Description of risk categories

Advice for families

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Care home visiting restrictions

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