Councillors have been looking at social care in Orkney and the costs of running its many vital services to an ageing population.
Health and Social Care Workers Reflect on their Work #Covid19
Nearly 3/4 of those who completed the survey commented on the significant changes they had to deal as a result of covid
Protecting the Most Vulnerable First: The Covid19 Vaccine
“NHS Boards will identify acceptable and accessible locations, both for mass vaccination and for local access.”
Updated Guidance for Care Home Visiting
“We know how difficult visiting restrictions have been, and it is only natural after six months of lockdown restrictions, that care home residents and their loved ones will want to see and interact with each other as much as possible.”
Health and Wellbeing Services to be Resumed in Care Homes
Scotland’s Care Homes will be able to offer a wider range of health and well being services to their residents from 7th of September.
Rhoda Grant MSP: ‘Postcode Lottery of #Covid19 Testing’
The viability of home testing kits and what is happening to mobile testing units in the Highlands has been questioned by Labour’s Rhoda Grant MSP.
Inspiring Care Stories: Celebrating our Social Care Workers
“The pandemic has highlighted more than ever before, the skill and compassion demonstrated by our social service staff across Scotland.” Lorraine Gray
Scotland’s National Health Service #OnThisDay
On 5th of July 1948 the National Health Service in Scotland was created.
Supporting Scotland’s Social Care Workers – Additional Funding
“Social Care staff provide a critical and valuable service, never more apparent than during this emergency period.”
Supporting Health & Social Care Workers and Carers
A digital hub has been established to support workers in Health and Social Care and Carers with their physical and mental health.