“New guidance for teachers, parents and families has been issued on learning and teaching at home for children and young people during Term 4, between the spring and summer breaks.”
The expansion of the Distress Brief Intervention (DBI) programme to help people in distress, and the launch of a new mental health marketing campaign.
A new Skill Matching Service (SMS) scheme has been introduced by Lantra Scotland, a charity supported by the Scottish Government, to match rural businesses with potential employees and volunteers during the response to COVID-19.
Maree Todd: “As time goes by it will be important for folk to look after their mental health as well as physical health”
“A dedicated page on mental health support has been added to the NHS Inform website”
The £30million fund is being managed by local authorities and it will be up to each council as to how it is distributed.
“Stringent steps have been taken to suppress – as far as we can – the spread of the virus.”
“There is no getting away from the severity of these measures and they have clearly not been taken lightly.”
Asthma sufferers are being urged to take preventer inhalers regularly and follow an asthma plan amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Over the last ten years, on a per person basis, Scotland has delivered more affordable homes than other UK countries
“This seems to be the season of storms, both meteorological and political.”