Coronavirus information for health and social care service providers

Aberdeenshire health and social care partnership logoOn this page you can find up to date information and guidance on coronavirus (COVID-19) and related issues for our commissioned providers of social care services. These services help the Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership (AHSCP) to provide adult health and social care services across Aberdeenshire.


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Clinical guidance

Letter from the Chief Medical Officer, Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Social Work Adviser about COVID-19 Open with Care - supporting meaningful contact for care home residents at and after Level 0.

COVID-19: information and guidance for care home settings (adults and older people) guidance from Public Health Scotland for care providers.

Clinical advice on COVID-19 to support those working with adults in long term care such as residents of nursing home and residential care settings.

Clinical guidance for the management care at home, housing support or sheltered housing to prevent and prepare for infection in people receiving these services.

Letter from the Chief Medical Officer, Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Social Work Adviser about COVID-19 clinical guidance for social care settings.

Advice from regulatory bodies

Mental Welfare Commission advice on mental health care and treatment.

Care Inspectorate guidance for services.

Scottish Social Services Council regulatory changes for social services sector.

Support for key workers

Scottish Government supporting coronavirus key workers.

Aberdeenshire emergency child care provision for key workers.

Support for businesses and third sector organisations

Joint statement by the Scottish Government and Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) on fair work expectations.

Scottish Government grants to help businesses with COVID-19 impact.

Support for Aberdeenshire business community.

The Scottish Council Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) Coronavirus Third Sector Information Hub.

Personal Protection Equipment

NHS Grampian personal protection equipment (PPE) guidance.

NHS National Services Scotland triage centre for social care PPE supplies for the COVID-19 response telephone number: 0300 303 3020.

Supporting information


Changes to Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care services.

Aberdeenshire coronavirus (COVID-19) updates.

Grampian Coronavirus (COVID-19) Assistance Hub.

NHS Grampian Covid-19 information for staff, public, mental health and wellbeing support, self care , operation home first and the remobilisation plan.


Scottish Government coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance.

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