CORONAVIRUS SOCIAL CARE: Guidance for Social, Community Care and Residential Settings

SOCIAL CARE: This guidance on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is aimed at employers. This should enable them to support their staff working in social or community care and residential settings during the crisis. It is a useful source of  information for workers.

The guidance provided by Health Protection Scotland covers:

  • What COVID-19 is and how it is spread.
  • Advice on how to prevent spread of all respiratory infections including COVID-19.
  • Advice on what to do if someone is ill in a workplace or other social care or community care or residential setting.
  • Advice on what will happen if an individual is being investigated as a possible case or is confirmed as a case of COVID-19.

The guidance also has links to other sector specific advice. Health Protection Scotland will update the advice if necessary.