Are you a Carer?
We can help you…

Currently approximately 1 in 7 of the Scottish population provide care and support to a family member, friend or neighbour. Many people don’t recognise themselves as Carers. You don’t have to be related to, or live with, the person you care for. Carers come from all walks of life, all cultures and can be any age. When you become an unpaid Carer, it might be hard to know where to start. Coping day to day and responding to the needs of others can be difficult.

Staff Training Day

This office will be closed on Thursday 23rd January 2020 for staff training. Messages can be left on the answer machine but will not be picked up until Friday, or alternatively you can leave an email on info@slcn.co.uk thank you

Carers Meeting

Why not start the year by attending our first carers meeting of the year – This will be held in The Village Centre Church Hall, 12 Maxwell Drive, East Kilbride on Thursday 6th February 2020 from 10:30am – 12:30pm. All our speakers are selected because they have information that is relevant to the lives of carers and their caring role. Carers meetings give carers a chance to get some peer support by talking to other carers.

Network News

For the latest edition (November Issue 50) of the Network News please visit:-
https://slcn.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Issue-50-October-2019-Final.pdf

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Carers Meetings

The Network hold Carers meetings on the first Thursday of the month with the exception of July’s being the second Thursday.  These meetings are to give carers a chance to get some peer support by talking to other carers.

Meetings are also a chance to talk about the issues you are experiencing in your caring role.

No need to book just pop along.

These meetings are bi-monthly in either the Hamilton or East Kilbride area.  Check below for next meeting date and venue.

Carers please note:- there will be No January meeting
next meeting is:-

Thursday 6th February 2020

The Village Centre Church Hall
12 Maxwell Drive
East Kilbride, G74 4HG

10:30am – 12:30pm

with guest speaker
Fiona McCormack from Social Security Scotland

Amazon Smile

SLCN is registered with Amazon Smile to enable the Network to raise money to directly help our work with Unpaid Carers while we shop online.
AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.co.uk  The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charity of your choice.  Every penny really does count for SLCN.

Support South Lanarkshire Carers Network Limited by starting your shopping at https://smile.amazon.co.uk/ch/SC029663
This is a direct link to our charity.  Please note no personal details are passed to us by Amazon – Thank you

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