Scottish Care

Care home residents ‘must not be written off’ as coronavirus deaths rise sharply

Age Scotland has called for a redoubling of efforts to protect care home residents as the latest figures reveal that 537 have died as a result of COVID-19.

Published 23 April 2020

PPE to be delivered to more than one thousand care homes

Additional supplies of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) are to be delivered directly to care homes across Scotland to help meet the increased demand caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 20 April 2020

Trust Housing and Scottish Care launch new Care Cameo report

The latest in a programme of papers by care professionals designed to foster debate on some of the most important issues associated with the delivery of care and support for older people across Scotland has been launched by Trust Housing and Scottish Care.

Published 5 November 2019

Budget needs to address Scotland’s £1 billion social care gap, charity warns

Extra funding of a billion pounds over the next three years is needed to address the gap of funding that exists in social care in Scotland today, MSPs heard this week.

Published 14 December 2017

Staff numbers at ‘critical’ levels at Scottish care homes

New research on the independent sector care home workforce in Scotland has highlighted critical recruitment, retention and sustainability concerns.

Published 17 July 2017