Councillors have been looking at social care in Orkney and the costs of running its many vital services to an ageing population.
Nearly 3/4 of those who completed the survey commented on the significant changes they had to deal as a result of covid
“NHS Boards will identify acceptable and accessible locations, both for mass vaccination and for local access.”
“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.”
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.
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.
“The pandemic has highlighted more than ever before, the skill and compassion demonstrated by our social service staff across Scotland.” Lorraine Gray
On 5th of July 1948 the National Health Service in Scotland was created.
“Social Care staff provide a critical and valuable service, never more apparent than during this emergency period.”
A digital hub has been established to support workers in Health and Social Care and Carers with their physical and mental health.