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Carers Meeting – Hamilton – 5th June

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Date of Meeting: 05/06/2018

LOCALITY   Whitehills Neighbourhood Centre   

Chaired: Wilma Jackson

AGENDA TOPIC Discussion points Follow up ACTION  
1. Welcome Meeting Introduction


2. Action Log of last meeting No previous meeting notes


Carers advised hard copies available online    
3. Matters arising not on agenda LEC Focus Group

Travel Focus Group


Continue with the Travel FGs in Q1

Report for presentation at end Q1



New Information.


Solicitors free services

Advocacy drop in sessions

Lanarkshire Credit union

Fuel fill up services

Hospital Know me services

£3000 award

Family Fund Resource consultation

Clothing Grant

Scottish Ambulance service

SLCN Information Fayre

Action on hearing loss

Dementia the Carers experience

Seniors together – save the date


  Ambulance consultation on website. To source FG to gather views and then to go to consultation with carer and groups views  
5. Lynn Mack  – Macmillan Cancer Improvement


Programme Manager

Clare Tiernan – Macmillan


Library Co-ordinator

Ramon Hutchingson – ARCH




7. Focus Groups Carers Travel Expenses –          Use of Carer travel Cards

–          How do Carers afford travel expenses within caring role when  visiting cared for at the hospital


Good conversations FG completed



End of quarter report  
6. Carers Issues None raised      


AOCB Information stalls provided at the meeting –          Mcmillan Library

–          South Lanarkshire Carer Network


8. DONM Date and Locality of next Carers Meeting East Kilbride Arts Centre