Commercial Products and Suppliers
Scottish Care Commercial Product and Services
Below is the list of Services and Products now available, which Scottish Care members have preferential rates and to.
If there is a product or service which is currently not listed that you require please enquire and we will advise on when it will be available.
Health & Safety, HR management & Employment, Law Compliance
Citation are Health & Safety, HR & Employment Law and ISO Certification experts, who provide advice and support that’s tailored to the care sector.
Citation healthcare clients will have immediate access to advice and guidance - backed up with site visits, documentation, online tools together with a financial advice guarantee. Citation bring a high level of personal service, whenever needed.
0845 844 1111
City of Glasgow college has a proven track record in providing high quality education to a wide range of students throughout Scotland.
The Faculty of Education & Society deliver a wide range of courses ranging from a full suite of SVQ Social Services & Health Care Awards.
We also deliver SVQ Qualificatons in Customer Service, Business & Administration & Management.
Our Health related courses range from First Aid, Moving & Assisting,Infection Control, Dementia Awareness, Epilepsy Awareness and
Administration of Medication.
Fiona Rodger SVQ Coordinator
0141 375 8341
Glasgow Clyde College has a long history of successfully delivering Health and Social Care courses. We offer a wide range of courses for the workplace as well as professional qualifications.
Our courses are timed to meet your needs; the many resources we have will make your staffs time with us both practical and interesting.
Courses can be delivered at your workplace, or you can come to one of our campuses in Glasgow.
Healthcare and Social Care Courses include First Aid – all types REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene e-learning or work based REHIS,
Elementary Food and Health, REHIS Food Hygiene Refresher,REHIS Introduction to Health and Safety, PDA Administration of Medication e-learning, Allergy Awareness, Basic Life Support and Anaphylaxis, NC Care and Administrative Practice, Catheter Care.
Dementia - introduction and advanced
Strategic Thinking brings to the market a forward thinking revolutionary approach to all aspects of compliance within the care sector.
We offer 40 care specific online courses with a linked system of recording results which enables training needs analysis and monitoring, a suite of care policies and procedures which can include your logo and headers, a range of audit and observation tools,an integrated calendar for company events and important dates, a fully integrated intranet for document sharing, setting targets, messaging staff and much more!
The system is compatible with PCs, tablets and even smartphones,so is easy for staff to use and allows Managers instant access to all compliance reports.
Tel 0333 577 3383
Towergate Insurance has over 30 years experience of providing specialist insurance to the care home and home care industry.
It is this experience and knowledge that enables us to support the businesses we work with, helping to reduce risk, meaning they can focus on what they are there to do; care for others.
Our care home insurance offers completely bespoke cover that can be tailored to the exact needs of the business; whether caring for
the elderly, elderly with nursing, adults, learning disability, physical disability, dementia or mental health.
Our home care insurance policy is aimed at fulfilling most home care requirements including personal care, nursing care, night care, care respite services and cleaning, cooking, household tasks, shopping,laundry and gardening services.
Telephone: 01438 739280
Auto Enrolment Pensions
d2 Financial is an owner managed independent financial services business and as such we like to offer good quality, bespoke financial solutions to the people and the businesses who seek our advice.
We value our clients and we make sure the advice we provide is thorough and of a high standard.
0141 560 8022
Edmundson Electrical and associated brands have branches across Scotland. We stock a full range of electrical products including all
forms of lighting, LED, white and brown goods, fans, batteries,heating and ventilation, wiring accessories and solar panels to name
just a few.
Each branch has experienced staff who can provide advice and visit your location to produce energy saving lighting survey reports.
We have the flexibility to stock exactly what our local customers need so please call or visit our stores at any time to discuss your
Office: 0141 776 8834
Mobile: 07931 736 389
Purchasing Services Including Food
IDP has a proven track record of delivering substantial savings and increased profitability to our members, this has quickly established IDP as one Scotland’s leading purchasing brokers.
IDP offer your business peace of mind, in that your costs will be very competitive whilst still using quality suppliers.
Regardless of the size of your business, whether individual or multi-group site - we can deliver savings to you.
A large Proportion of Scottish Care members already benefit from the services of IDP, enjoying discounts and preferential rates from leading National Suppliers.
Why not see what savings we can deliver to your business!
Mark Wiseman / John Carolan
We’re proud to have over 160 years’ experience of caring for our customers, and we’ve been providing a dedicated, local pharmacy service to care home residents for over 25 years.
As a market leading care home medicine provider, Boots want to make it easy for you to give an effective, safe and efficient service and provide you with the tools and support required to help in the delivery of person centred care.
Boots also offer Pharmacist Advice Visits, including antipsychotic medication audits, Boots Care Learning to support resident care and medication management and an eMAR solution to suit your needs.
0115 949 4047
Personal Hygiene Products
Ontex Healthcare is a leading international producer of personal hygiene solutions for babies, women and adults.
Our quality, value for money products are distributed in more than 110 countries through leading retailer private labels, as well as under our own brands.
Our expertise, international reach and high-quality products make us the partner of choice for consumers, retailers, institutional and private healthcare providers around the world.
We use innovation, smart thinking and technology to offer best-value products but never compromise on quality or service.
Sales and Marketing
We are an Independent Opticians where everyone is treated as an individual. Our Domiciliary Team consists of six people, who are passionate about the care and service they provide.
Each member of the team is highly skilled and have between them over 100 years of optical experience and knowledge.
Our service allows us to test our patient’s eyes in the environment they feel most comfortable in, be that their own home, a care home or a day care centre, this can result in a more relaxed examination, and the best possible results for each and every person.
We promise that you’ll always be treated with the utmost dignity,courtesy and respect.
01698 841 983
At Visioncall we believe in challenging the status quo in everything we do. Always looking at the care industry from a different angle.
When we entered the home visiting optician market 22 years ago, it was with a simple purpose; to enable and empower vulnerable adults to see the world better.
Over the years; what and how we deliver our service has evolved, but our core purpose has never changed. Everyone at Visioncall comes to work, every day with a common purpose and to do something we love.
We are all about working together with Care home operators, to help vulnerable adults to be enabled and empowered to see the world better. It’s the most wonderful thing. In fact the fun part for us, is trying to figure out all the different ways we can do that.
Our products and services are split into 3 main pillars:
• Best in class home visiting optician services funded by NHS
• Free Specialist optical training workshops for care home staff, residents and families
• An innovative range of low-cost dementia signage.
0845 677 3337/ m: 07545619134
Heart Resourcing exist to provide innovative permanent recruitment solutions to the Health and Social Care sector. Being experts in our field, we aim to develop close working relationships with all our clients and candidates.
Our approach to business is based on consultation, transparency and above all being honest with all our business partners.
Our desire is to be the very best at what we do. No fuss, no frills, no promises unfulfilled. Simply working hard on your behalf.
Stationery and Office Products
Lyreco UK are proud to be a business partner and supporter to Scottish Care, providing Workplace Solutions for all your business needs, offering a comprehensive range of products inc office supplies, hygiene products and PPE tailored to the end users requirements.
07931 755 442
Furniture & Soft Furnishings
Clan Contracts are specialists in the supply and installation of all products including design scheme boards, made to measure curtains and blinds, a wide range of lounge, dining room and bedroom furniture. Supply and installation of all flooring, made to measure curtains.
01355 500 243
Electrolux Professional is one of the only suppliers worldwide offering a complete range of high performance products for professional laundries.
With their solutions, working hand-in-hand with all types of businesses, such as: care homes, hospitals, emergency services,hotels and industry. One professional brand with unique expertise within each business sector.
Electrolux Professional provides best-in-class solutions and innovative products with excellent features and services to meet the needs of even the most demanding of customers. Their expert knowledge is the key to solutions that offer their customers an edge in their businesses laundry establishments.
Painting and Wall Covering Services
Comprehensive internal and external painting and wall covering services, based on flexible programmes for all works, to help you comply with Care Inspectorate requirements, utilising directly employed tradesmen, used to working in care home environments.
Pre-paint property repairs, renovations and refurbishments. All services are delivered under the auspices of our service Charter.
Dulux Paints, get national trade prices for your decorative products with Dulux Trade.
Trust the ultra-durable Diamond range from Dulux Trade to deliver when you need a finish that can take every day wear and tear, shrug off stains, withstand constant cleaning and stay looking good for longer.
Dulux can provide trade pricing to all Scottish Care homes through our national pricing framework.
Dulux also has technical support and a network of stores throughout Scotland to provide free delivery via the Dulux Decorator Centres.
For more information about all of our products, tools, services and apps please visit www.duluxtradepaintexpert.co.uk
or call our Technical Advice Centre on 0333 222 70 70.
To access trade pricing phone Dulux on 0845 600 2400 and quote Scottish Care
07730 051 493