Argyll & Bute HSCP understand that people in receipt of a Direct Payment Option 1 or Option 4 may not have access to purchase Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during this difficult time.
If a Personal Assistant is required to wear PPE and the supplies are running low Argyll & Bute HSCP can provide an emergency supply until additional PPE can be purchased.
How can I purchase PPE?
You can use your Direct Payment funds to purchase PPE for your Personal Assistant.
If your Carer is Self Employed they are required to provide their own PPE, however, if they cannot access PPE you can contact your local triage centre.
My supplies are running low, how can I access PPE from Argyll & Bute HSCP?
If your supplies are running low, you can contact your local triage centre by telephone or email. Please find your local triage Hub centres below.
Back up name (where available)
Oban and Lorn
07815 500842 01631 789077
Lorn and the Isles Hospital,
Glengallan Road, Oban
Greenwood, Woodlands Drive, Campbeltown, PA28 6JW
Islay Hospital, Gortonvogie Road, Isle of Islay,
Victoria Integrated Care Centre,
93E East King Street, Helensburgh,
or Iain Cochrane-based in Hub
Phoenix, c/o Thomson Court, Townhead, Rothesay,
01369 705759 or 01369 708614
Struan Lodge, 2 Bencorrum Brae, Dunoon,
Struan Day Support Service accessed from Elizabeth Avenue, do not go to the residential entrance.
Monday – Friday
9am – 4pm
01546 604 864
Mid Argyll Community Hospital and Integrated Care Centre,
Blarbuie Road, Lochgilphead,
Care for People Hotline Number - 01546 605524