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Carers Network Awarded £3000 from Larkhall Academy Pupils

By | 2018-05-25T12:45:31+00:00 May 25th, 2018|SLCN News|

The Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) is an active citizenship programme that raises awareness amongst young people about philanthropy and their local community.  Each participating school, each year is responsible for directing a £3000 YPI grant to a local charity through a unique programme of team work, research and competition.   YPI Scotland is all about creativity [...]

Beat Eating Disorder

By | 2018-05-22T14:36:23+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|General News|

One-to-One Email Support Want to talk to someone who understands your experiences? We’ll pair you with a Beat-trained volunteer befriender who has recovered from their own eating disorder or supported someone through recovery. What to expect from your befriender: 1—3 emails per week. A listening ear. Encouragement. Signposting to other services that might be helpful [...]

Action for Hearing Loss

By | 2018-05-22T12:17:10+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|General News|

South Lanarkshire area dates: Information Stall, Rutherglen Library, 163 Main St, Rutherglen, G73 3HB Time: 10am-2pm Date: Thursday 24 May 2018, Thursday 31 May 2018 Information stall Location: Biggar Library, Biggar High School, Market Rd, Biggar, ML12 6FX Time: 16.00-18.00 Date: Thursday 31st May 2018 Information stall & hearing checks Location: Carluke Library, Carnwath Rd, [...]

Mind Matters Programme. – 6 week monthly CBT course.

By | 2018-05-22T11:18:18+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|General News|

Following on from Mental Health Awareness Week, Hamilton Accies Stadium is delighted to be able to play host to this “Mind Matters” workshop facilitated by Peace by Piece, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.   (see attached poster) This monthly workshop is open to anyone in the community to access.   We anticipate that the programme will be really popular [...]

Carer Information Fayre -14th June 2018 – Lanark Memorial Hall

By | 2018-05-18T14:03:43+00:00 May 18th, 2018|SLCN News|

Lanark Memorial Hall, 13 St. Leonard Street, Lanark, ML11 7AB  10:30am - 2:00pm. FREE, raffles, tea/coffee & beauty therapies.  All Carers welcome. If you know a group or organisation that would like a stand please call Joyce on 01698 285163 or email joyce.brownlie@slcn.co.uk More information nearer the time.

National Dying Matters Week and the NHS Lanarkshire Hospital Anticipatory Care Plan

By | 2018-05-18T11:56:19+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Latest Developments|

Around 50 per cent of deaths in Scotland occur in an acute hospital. So, during this national Dying Matters week, two NHS Lanarkshire hospital consultants are raising awareness of the NHS Lanarkshire Hospital Anticipatory Care Plan (HACP) and the benefits it can have for patients, families and clinical staff. The plan has been developed and [...]

Scottish Government is seeking feedback on the draft resource, and the ALLIANCE

By | 2018-05-14T10:40:55+00:00 May 14th, 2018|General News|

The Scottish Government has committed to developing a resource to support disabled children, young people and their families.  Content for the resource has been gathered from over 90 different policy areas within the Scottish Government. The present timeframe is to publish a draft for consultation in May 2018, with the final resource being published in [...]

Singapore fact-finding mission focuses on pioneering digital care in South Lanarkshire

By | 2018-05-11T11:45:45+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Latest Developments|

South Lanarkshire has become the focal point of an international fact finding mission - looking at how the area is pioneering digital health and care. The visiting deputation from Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH) in Singapore met with members of the award-winning Telehealth team, based in South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership. The team [...]