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Introduction to the Supported Carer project

By |2018-07-10T08:17:54+00:00July 10th, 2018|General News|

This project is a collaboration between The University of Strathclyde, Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland and Carers Scotland.  The survey forms a national survey designed to improve current understanding of technology use by Carers and is funded by the University of Strathclyde. Who are we looking for? This survey is designed for all UK based [...]

Next Carers Meeting Thursday 2nd August – Biggar

By |2018-07-05T08:27:08+00:00July 5th, 2018|SLCN News|

Come along to the next Carers Meeting in Biggar Municipal Hall, Kirkstyle, Biggar, ML12 6DT - 10:30am - 12:30pm. All Carers welcome.     For further details or if you are a local group or organisation who would like to promote yourself buy having an information table at our meeting then please contact the office on [...]

PUBLICATION – CONSULTATION PAPER New National Health and Social Care Standards (easy read)

By |2018-07-02T14:57:24+00:00July 2nd, 2018|General News|

Draft new standards for health, social work and social care services in Scotland. What your healthcare and support should be like if you live in Scotland Please follow the link below:- https://beta.gov.scot/publications/new-national-health-social-care-standards-easy-read-9781786525987/                                          

CHEST HEART AND STROKE SCOTLAND NATIONAL SURVEY 

By |2018-07-02T11:52:39+00:00July 2nd, 2018|General News|

Are you living with a chest, heart or stroke condition? Or perhaps you have a loved one or a friend living with one of these conditions? If so then you can help Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) with their first ever Lived Experience Survey. One in five people in Scotland are living with chest [...]

Invites you to our Youth Group (16-25)

By |2018-07-02T11:05:23+00:00July 2nd, 2018|General News|

Are you aged between 16 and 25? Do you want to let people know your views about Health or Social Care? East Kilbride Health and Social Care Forum Invites you to our Youth Group (16-25) @ Hunter Community Health Centre Wednesday 5th September 2:30-4pm If Interested Contact  01355 597467 ekhscforum@lanarkshire.scot.nhs.uk  

Sleep Scotland New Service: Sleep Support Telephone Line

By |2018-07-02T10:38:16+00:00July 2nd, 2018|General News|

Sleep Scotland has secured funding to offer a Sleep Support Telephone Line, which allows us to extend support to all families of children and young people with sleep problems. Sleep Scotland believe that all families of children and young people with sleep problems, including those with additional support needs, can be helped to achieve a [...]

Carers Meeting – Tuesday 3rd July 10:30am-12:30pm

By |2018-07-02T08:29:13+00:00July 2nd, 2018|SLCN News|

Carers Meeting Tuesday 3rd July from 10:30-12:30 The Village Centre, Maxwell Drive, East Kilbride Guest speaker will include:- Take Ctrl Money Matters & Lynn Mac from Macmillan There will also be information stalls for all of the above plus, Action for Hearing Loss and Older &Active East Kilbride.

Improving Public Services

By |2018-07-02T08:18:32+00:00July 2nd, 2018|General News|

Local Governance Review We want to devolve more power to more local levels. We and COSLA have jointly launched a Local Governance Review, which will ensure local communities have more say about how public services in their area are run. The Local Governance Review will consider how powers, responsibilities and resources are shared across national [...]

Carers Advocacy Surgeries – Pictured above is Olivia Fitton from the Advocacy Project at a recent Information Fayre.

By |2018-06-29T13:13:55+00:00June 29th, 2018|SLCN News|

The first of The Carers Advocacy surgeries ran by the Advocacy Project took place at South Lanarkshire Carers Network yesterday.   The surgeries are a new idea and an opportunity for Carers of Adults with Mental Health issues to come in and find out about Advocacy and the support it can offer and arrange follow [...]