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Personal Assistant COVID-19 Testing – workshops

Expansion of testing to adult care at home (Adult Day Centres/services; Sheltered Housing and Multiple Occupancies; Personal Assistants; wider Care at Home staff)

To support the expansion of testing to the above staff and settings, the Scottish Government has arranged a number of online workshops for providers and staff in the sector. These will provide an update on the programme and arrangements, and provide a forum for you to ask questions and share any concerns.

You can drop in to part or attend all of these sessions. Given the size of the sector we expect a lot of interest in the workshops and therefore unfortunately places cannot be reserved. We also suggest you log in a few minutes before the start time.

Please note that full training packs and materials will be available within the next few days via the link below. It’s important to note that the website will not be live until the documents are uploaded.

gov.scot/care-at-home-covidtesting

The workshops are being held on the following dates and you can join these by clicking on the link beside them:

Tuesday 19 January 2021, 12-1pm Click here to join the meeting

Wednesday 20 January, 11-12pm Click here to join the meeting

Tuesday 26 January, 12-1pm Click here to join the meeting

Friday 29 January, 2-3pm Click here to join the meeting

Monday 1 February, 2-3pm Click here to join the meeting

Tuesday 2 February, 2-3pm Click here to join the meeting

Monday 8 February 2-3pm, Click here to join the meeting

Tuesday 9 February, 12-1pm Click here to join the meeting

Monday 15 February 2-3pm, Click here to join the meeting

Tuesday 16 February 2-3pm, Click here to join the meeting

Please feel free to share this message with colleagues or partners who may be interested.

Best wishes

Rebecca Shevlin

The Scottish Government

Pandemic Response – Adult Social Care | Community Health and Social Care Directorate| St Andrew’s House| Regent Road, Edinburgh EH1 3DG