The Scottish Government is working with a wide range of local and national organisations to help support contingency planning in the social care sector in response to the possibility of a No Deal EU exit. As part of this work they have commissioned Scottish Care to research the social care sector’s preparedness, levels of contingency planning and resilience factors. This will mean over the next few months as part of this work, they will be looking for sector leaders to share their concerns in 3 separate survey’s. These surveys will start by looking at clinical consumables.

The Scottish Government will use the results of these surveys to understand better how it can support the social care sector to minimise disruptions if the supply of clinical consumables was to be affected by shortages or failures in deliveries.

If you are a provider or a leader in the social care sector who is concerned about possible disruptions and you manage a care service, the Scottish Government would really like to hear from you and your support in completing this survey would be most appreciated.

Please see survey link below:

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/YL95SYN

Please complete the survey by 12 July 2019.

If you have any questions about the survey, please contact Elaine Rae – elaine.rae@scottishcare.org