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  • Scottish Social Services Council [SSSC] publish COVID-19 Guides

    Created: 24/06/2020

    To help respond to the demand for quick access, ‘bite-size’ learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, Scottish Social Services Council [SSSC] are developing a suite of guides on themes asked for by those working in the sector.

    They are particularly designed to support new or redeployed workers. For those who are experienced in the sector these mobile-friendly, accessible resources will help them refresh their knowledge in light of COVID-19 and share learning with newer colleagues.

    They can all be accessed on the SSSC Learning Zone


    Guidance for those working in the sector

    • Coronavirus (COVID-19) and adult support and protection: a quick guide
    • Guidance to help social workers respond
    • Key measures for infection prevention and control
    • Leading in a crisis
    • Recognising deterioration and supporting people with acute care needs during COVID-19
    • Support with death, dying and bereavement

    Guidance for employers - Workforce support and wellbeing 

    • Working from home
    • Core learning guidance

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