The Scottish Government issued guidance on the correct Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to be used in a range of settings, including where people were employing their own PA’s.
You can read the Scottish Government’s guidance letter here.
You can read the Scottish Government’s full clinical guidance here.
You can also download or view a poster that shows what PPE you and your PA’s should be using while they are at work. There are 2 guides:
Where Covid-19 or Corona virus is NOT suspected, you can view the guidance poster here.
Where Covid-19 or Corona virus IS suspected or confirmed, you can view the guidance poster here.
SPAEN has written to the Cabinet Secretary for Health & Sport urging arrangements to be made for PPE to be made available to PA’s and their employers as a matter of urgency.
We will update this part of the Member’s area as we get more details of local or national arrangements.