Please note that the information on this website is correct at the time of uploading and is meant as guidance only. Queries should be directed to the relevant Care Home staff who will be happy to advise and support you.
Care Home Visitor Information
About 1 in 3 people with coronavirus do not have symptoms but can still pass it on to others. Regular testing of people without symptoms is important to help stop the virus spreading and protect your loved ones. When you enter a Care Home, you will be asked to consent to a lateral flow test. The information below will help explain what is involved and what to expect when you enter.
Coronavirus: Guidance for visiting loved ones in an adult care home
Information for Visitors entering a Care Home
The Scottish Government has released guidance for visitors entering Care Homes. It can be accessed by clicking the link on the right.
Lateral Flow Testing
The video below outlines what is involved with your Covid-19 lateral Flow Device test.
Care Home Lateral Flow Test Poster
Information on what staff need to do to in order to carry out your test, safely and effectively.
The wearing of PPE while in the Care Home
To keep your loved ones safe while visiting them in the Care Home, you will be required to wear PPE. The video below will explain how to put on and take off your PPE safely.
Washing your hands
Washing your hands is essential in the fight to stop the spread of diseases such as Covid-19, flu and food poisoning.
Click on the icon below to see how to wash your hands properly.