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Senga will try to answer as many of your Scottish Social Care questions as possible, giving priority to frequently asked questions and questions regarding current events and trends.

12th October 2020

Where can I find the late Covid19 guidance released by the Care Inspectorate?

Hello Senga

Someone told me the Care Inspectorate had issued new guidance on reporting during the Coronavirus, I cannot find it, can you help as I want to ensure I report notifications correctly

Joan

 

Hello Joan

Yes, they have issued revised guidance: COVID-19 outbreak notifications which includes.

  • Suspected cases of COVID-19
  • End of suspected outbreak of COVID-19
  • Confirmed cases of COVID-19 notification
  • End of confirmed COVID-19 outbreak notification.

You will find the information here

I hope this helps

Senga


*All information is correct at the time of publishing.


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Senga Currie is Head of Care Development (Scotland) at QCS, she possesses a strong command of the issues facing the care sector informed by her long career as a registered mental nurse and registered general nurse for 38 years, working in various areas within the NHS, community nursing, the field of addictions and the private sector. With 21 years of experience working with care homes, starting as a nursing sister and moving into roles of home manager, regional manager, care services manager and regulation manager.

Senga will try to answer as many of your questions as possible, giving priority to frequently asked questions and questions regarding current events and trends.

Please note that Senga cannot offer answers to matters requiring legal advice. If your matter concerns a specific service provider, please contact the Care Inspectorate Scotland.








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