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Getting a coronavirus test

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If you have Coronavirus (Covid-19) symptoms, you should get a test. You can find information about the most common symptoms of Covid-19 at NHS Inform – these include: a new, continuous cough…

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Local Measures & Restrictions

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The Covid-19 protection levels in Scotland are working on a tier system, with the fewest restrictions in level 0 and the strongest restrictions in level 4. Each local authority area…

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How do I support people who are dying, their relatives, and those who have been bereaved by Covid-19

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Bereavement is difficult in any situation but current circumstances are making it even harder, as people have less access to their usual support networks, sometimes haven’t had the chance to say goodbye…

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Is there help for families who have a child with a disability?

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Families who have children with a disability may need more support at this time, so to help with this the Scottish Government has produced a COVID-19 support page that pulls together lots…

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Is there guidance for staff living with a disability?

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If you’re living with a disability and are looking for advice and resources relating to COVID-19, you’ll find a range of information at the Disability Information Scotland website. There is also…

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Where can I find more resources to help in my work with people affected by Covid-19 and the lockdown?

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In building this website we’ve come across lots of helpful resources and guidance for staff working across health and social care during the pandemic. This list is not exhaustive, so…

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I’ve been shielding. Is there any advice about returning to work? 

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The current advice for those on the shielding list is to follow the general guidance for your local protection level, this includes returning to the workplace if you’re unable to…

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Is there any guidance on working from home?

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For many of us, working life has changed beyond recognition and there are new challenges to face on a daily basis. If it’s the first time you’re working from home, the…

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