Coronavirus clinical and practical guidance for adult care homes

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What does this involve?

The Scottish Government has published targeted clinical and practice advice about coronavirus (COVID-19) to support those working with adults in care homes in Scotland.

The guidance outlines some of the practical steps that can be taken to support good infection control within adult care homes, based on information from Health Protection Scotland.

It has been updated by the Care Homes Clinical and Professional Advisory Group (CPAG), a short life multi-disciplinary group chaired by members of the Chief Medical Officer and Chief Nursing Officer directorates. The group has been established to provide clinical and professional advice throughout the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Am I eligible?

Anyone can use this service.

What does this cost?

This is a free service.

Who is this for?

Anyone working in the adult care home sector in Scotland.

How long does this take?

You can read the guidance at your own pace.

Important information

The Care Homes CPAG will continue to review and update the guidance, taking account of changes in the emerging picture around COVID-19.

Next steps

Visit the Scottish Government website for more information and to read the full guidance.

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