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Carer’s Allowance: question and answer for stakeholders

By |2018-08-03T12:29:06+00:00August 3rd, 2018|SLCN News|

How much is Carer's Allowance Supplement? Carer's Allowance Supplement payments will be £221 in 2018/19. Each payment will cover six months.   Who qualifies for this payment? When and how will I get it? How do I apply for/claim Carer's Allowance Supplement? Will this affect my Carer's Allowance payment? How often will Carer's Allowance Supplement [...]

Carers Meeting Minutes – Biggar – 2nd August 2018

By |2018-08-03T11:24:32+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Latest Developments|

Date of Meeting: 02/08/2018 LOCALITY Clydesdale Carers Meeting – Biggar Municipal Hall Chaired: Pauline McIntosh AGENDA TOPIC Discussion points Follow up ACTION Completed (date) 1.     Welcome Meeting Introduction 2.     Action Log of last meeting No previous meeting notes Carers advised hard copies available online Load to web 03/08/18 3.     Matters arising not [...]

Carer Allowance Supplement Roadshow

By |2018-08-01T12:33:30+00:00August 1st, 2018|Latest Developments|

The Carers Network took part in a Carer Allowance Supplement Roadshow on Tuesday this week. Delegates were staff and a volunteer member of the Network representing Carers. The event was presented by Social Security Scotland, an agency set up by Scottish Government to implement the delivery of devolved benefits, the first being Carer Allowance. They [...]

Carers Meeting Thursday 2nd August – Biggar Municipal Hall

By |2018-08-01T12:14:36+00:00August 1st, 2018|SLCN News|

Come join the Carers Network in Biggar Municipal Hall - Thursday 2nd August from 10:30am-12:30pm All Carers welcome speakers are:- Raymond Rose - Hospital Ambulance Liaison Officer (HALO) Karen Boyde - The Haven Forth Maureen Cossar - NHS

Let’s get East Kilbride talking about Dementia

By |2018-07-24T09:18:29+00:00July 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Do you live in East Kilbride? Do you care for someone with Dementia? Do you have something to say but don't know how to be heard? Do you want to meet people in a similar situation to you? Do you know your rights as Carer? Why not come along to our EK Carers Unit Against [...]

NHS Lanarkshire has launched a consultation to seek the public’s views on the replacement or refurbishment of University Hospital Monklands.

By |2018-07-18T08:05:45+00:00July 18th, 2018|General News|

NHS Lanarkshire has launched a consultation to seek the public’s views on the replacement or refurbishment of University Hospital Monklands. A new hospital at Gartcosh had the highest scoring option from the results of a recent option appraisal. You have the chance to share your views to help decide a preferred option. read more and [...]

By |2018-07-13T13:26:37+00:00July 13th, 2018|Latest Developments|

Did you know that the Network hold 16 Carers Meetings a year in the four different localities within South Lanarkshire.    If your group or organisation would like to come along as Carer, as an organisation for an information table or a member of your group would like to come along as a guest speaker [...]

Carers Meeting 3rd April 2018

By |2018-07-11T10:07:41+00:00July 11th, 2018|Events|

Date of Meeting: 03/04/2018 LOCALITY  EK Locality Meeting Chaired: Jim Baillie AGENDA TOPIC Discussion points Follow up ACTION   1 Welcome Meeting Introduction         2 Action Log of last meeting No previous meeting notes         3   New Information.   1.       GP Consultation 2.       Carers (Scotland)  Act 2016 3.       [...]