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.