Guidance update from the Care Inspectorate

Supplementary guidance for SVQ assessment centres 

The SSSC has issued supplementary guidance for SVQ assessment centres to support candidates impacted by COVID-19 pandemic. It focuses on challenges the pandemic presents to services and the impact on gaining benchmark qualifications.

You can access the guidance here.

New Guidance on repurposing medicines during COVID-19

The Care Inspectorate and NHS Scotland have produced guidance for care homes and hospices on repurposing prescription medicines during the pandemic.

To support this guidance, the Care Inspectorate and SSSC have issued a joint statement on ethical and professional decision-making.