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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 [...]

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 [...]

HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE DOCUMENTS

By |2018-07-02T13:03:47+00:00June 28th, 2018|Latest Developments|

The Public Health Priorities for Scotland have now been published. The document sets out the things that we must focus on across Scotland if we are to improve the nation's health.  The Scottish Government and COSLA have committed to the following reform principles, and they encourage partners and those working across Scotland to reflect similar [...]

New National School Clothing Grant

By |2018-06-26T09:51:14+00:00June 26th, 2018|Latest Developments|

I’m delighted to share (if you haven’t already picked up) that Scottish Government have formally announced our new minimum school clothing grant this afternoon. Read the statement on Scottish Government website here: https://news.gov.scot/news/new-national-school-clothing-grant#.WwgTPK4eEj8.twitter  

Have you ever considered being a Volunteer?

By |2018-06-20T13:00:44+00:00June 20th, 2018|Latest Developments|

Being a Volunteer Have you ever considered being a Volunteer? Being a volunteer is very flexible and can suit your caring and personal commitments whilst giving you some time to do something that you want. Volunteers with The Network will get trained, supported and expenses to carry out the role they choose. You can ask for [...]