Our vision is for a Scotland where people of all ages who are disabled or living with long term conditions, and unpaid carers, have a strong voice and enjoy their right to live well, as equal and active citizens, free from discrimination, with support and services that put them at the centre.
Alzheimer Scotland provides a wide range of specialist services for people with dementia and their carers. We offer personalised support services, community activities, information and advice, at every stage of the dementia journey.
Anticipatory Care Planning is about individual people thinking ahead and understanding their health. It’s about knowing how to use services better and it helps people make choices about their future care.
Care and Repair in South Lanarkshire is an independent charity which provides information, advice and practical assistance to help older or disabled home owners and tenants of private landlords repair, maintain, improve or adapt their home.
The Coalition of Carers in Scotland exists to advance the voice of Carers by facilitating carer engagement and bringing Carers and local Carer organisations together with decision makers at a national and local level.
“The Haven is a place of emotional and spiritual calm; a healing sanctuary for the body, mind and soul. The Haven, its staff and volunteers all contribute to make it these things and more. They are listeners, guides, helpers and friends”
In 1992, LEAP was born out a sense of frustration at a lack of services available for older people in the Cambuslang area. A group of people, just like you, got together and formulated a plan to meet the needs of older people in a practical and fun way.
If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with cancer, we can help. Find out what to expect, get information, practical advice and support, hear from experts and read about other people’s experiences.
‘By working in partnership with carers, the voluntary and statutory sectors, MECOPP actively seeks to challenge and dismantle barriers that deny Black and Minority Ethnic carers access to health, social work and other social care services.
SCoD is the lead organisation for deaf issues in Scotland. We aim to ensure that deaf people in Scotland can access services and information across all sectors of society from their local communities to what comes from government departments.
We provide specialist palliative care to people living with life-limiting illnesses. Central to our ethos and mission is to provide support not only for our patients, but also for their loved ones and Carers too.
Smoking can reduce your lifespan by ten years. Think about what you could do with all that time. Smoking 20 cigarettes a day at £10 per packet can cost you £3,640 a year. Think about what you could do with that money.
Self-directed support is a way that people can take control of their support arrangements. If you are a disabled person (or authorised to act on behalf of a disabled person), Take Control can help you to set up and manage your self-directed support arrangements.
Engaging, Promoting, Involving South Lanarkshire’s Third Sector. Being a VASLan member allows you to tap into a rich vein of resources and expertise we have at our disposal, as well as entitling you to a fantastic range of benefits.
We are the national intermediary and network for voluntary health organisations in Scotland. Our mission is to promote greater recognition of the voluntary health sector and support it to be a valued and influential partner in health and care.
WHEB was established as a Community based CU in January 1995 and has enjoyed considerable growth ever since proving that our economic, social and financial services are of benefit to our members and our community.
Older & Active in East Kilbride, a registered charity, is the new name for East Kilbride & District Shopmobility which has been based within East Kilbride Town Centre since 2003. Over the past couple of years we have introduced new services which all have the main aim of providing services which help people with disabilities.
Tax Help for Older People is a service from the charity Tax Volunteers providing free, independent and expert help and advice for older people on lower incomes who cannot afford to pay for professional tax advice.
We support one another to be involved in planning, development, monitoring and evaluation of mental health services. If you use or have used mental health services or are a Carer of someone who has or is using services, you can join Lanarkshire Links. Membership is free.