Pop-up event – National Conversation on a healthier Scotland, 4 August 2015

News

The Health and Social Care Alliance are hosting a pop up Conversation Café with Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport, Shona Robison MSP hosted in partnership with the Health and Social Care Academy.  This pop up café will be held in the Tayside Deaf Hub, Dundee on 4 August 2015, 9.30am – 12noon. This is […]

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Looking Back Looking Forward – Conference

Event

ESS (Evaluation Support Scotland) will be 10 years old in May 2015. This conference will reflect on evaluation practice over the past ten years and look at evaluation support in future. If you are interested in third sector evaluation this 1 day conference will take place on 14 May 2015 at Pollock Halls in Edinburgh. […]

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Carer Resource Development Officer

Examples of Practice

Improve networking with staff working as part of the Integrated Community Support Team and increase knowledge of Carer support services including information website/s.

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Stay Connected

Examples of Practice

Research by Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire (VASLan) identified social isolation as one of the key areas reported by older people and their carers as requiring further support.  Many older people reported that they can go for days without speaking to anyone and were concerned that if they were taken ill, nobody would realise.  The research also indicated that older people enjoy interaction with young people.

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