PPE for Unpaid Carers


Provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Unpaid Carers and Personal Assistants (PAs) in West Lothian

West Lothian Health & Social Care Partnership is working with Carers of West Lothian to make PPE available to Unpaid carers or  Personal Assistants providing personal care.If  the person being cared for is in the shielded category, or if the carer normally uses PPE in their caring role but are struggling to obtain it then PPE is available to protect them or the person they are looking after.  Individuals can check whether they are eligible and  place an order, by contacting Carers of West Lothian on 01506 448000.

Guidance on a range of issues including PPE for unpaid carers and PAs is available on the Scottish Government website at: https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-advice-for-unpaid-carers-providing-personal-care/pages/carers-not-living-in-the-same-household/