Coronavirus (COVID-19): social care and community based testing guidance

Guidance on coronavirus testing for the social care sector.

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Testing that will continue in adult social care services during the pause

Kits will be provided by NHS National Services Scotland (NSS)

Situation Type of test
Admission testing from the community for care homes LFD
Symptomatic adult social care client facing staff (including return to work testing) LFD home testing
Symptomatic care home residents PCR
Rapid response testing in care homes LFD
Outbreak testing in care homes PCR and LFD - specified by Local Health Protection

Health and social care staff  should no longer order kits through UK Government channels.

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