A joint statement from the Care Inspectorate and the SSSC on ethical and professional decision making in the COVID-19 pandemic, and risk assessment guidance on repurposing of medicines within care home services.
Plans for World Social Work Day on 17 March 2020 were overtaken by the growing COVID-19 pandemic. But as social workers in Scotland respond to the crisis, return to frontline roles and join our temporary social work register we thought it was a good time to share our article to highlight the vital role they play in supporting some of society’s most vulnerable citizens.
We’ve produced a new online resource to support social workers dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be particularly useful for social workers returning to frontline services, those joining the temporary social worker register and others redeployed to a different role than usual.