Personal Assistant Flu Vaccination Programme

This year, with COVID-19 around, it is more important than ever that we do all we can to reduce the impact of seasonal flu on those who are most at risk.   All health and frontline Social Care Workers providing direct personal care are eligible to receive a free NHS flu vaccination this year.  The flu vaccinations will take place at […]

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Social Carer Services Covid-19 Survey

Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee launched a call for views on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted on social care services at home. MSPs on the Committee want to hear about people’s experiences of social care at home during the pandemic, whether people felt safe and supported and what lessons should be learned should there be a […]

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SiRD projects secure £2.9m in extended funding for social care

31 projects secure an additional year’s funding. Funding for 31 third sector projects in social care has been extended to March 2022 with the announcement of an additional £2.9 million of Scottish Government backing. Scottish Government’s ‘Support in the Right Direction’ programme was initially funded until March 2021, with funding partner Inspiring Scotland. The programme […]

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Personal Carer Assistant Card

Personal Carer Assistant Card Following the huge success of the Young & Adult Carers Shopping E-card launched in April, Dundee Carers Centre are now rolling out their shopping e-card to Personal Care Assistants. The government have confirmed that Personal Care Assistants are key workers in the Health & Social Care Sector.  As part of their role, […]

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Service Update – Covid-19 23/03/20

Due to the ongoing developments of the COVID-19 in Scotland, we have taken the decision to close the office at Dundee Carers Centre and C Gate.  All operations are therefore to be carried out remotely by staff.  This will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and reviewed in line with government advice. We can assure […]

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ILF Transition Fund applications now open

ILF Scotland are now taking applications for their new age eligibility of 16-25 (if you are 25, applications must be made before your 26th birthday). For more info and to apply visit https://ilf.scot/transition-fund/

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New Self-directed Support Cafe for Angus

Monday 7th November, 10am-12.30pm A new drop-in cafe is launching at the Friock Hub, Eastgate, Friockheim, DD11 4TG. If you have any questions about Self-directed support (SDS), pop along for a chat between 10am and 12.30pm. The cafe runs on the first Monday of the month, starting on Monday 7th November. For more information call […]

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Personal Assistants Get Togethers – Dundee & Angus

Personal Assistants Get Togethers – Dundee & Angus An event for Direct Payment Personal Assistants and those interested in working as a Personal Assistant to get together, share experiences, find out what support is available and get involved in the SDS community in Angus. PA Employers are welcome to attend with their PAs. There are […]

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ILF Scotland Co-production events – Have your say!

ILF Scotland are looking for ILF recipients, families and friends to join them in shaping the next 3 years! They are hosting 7 events over Scotland and Northern Ireland and hope to see many of you there to share your ideas! Find an event near you below! http://ow.ly/4QG530ptsRl

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My Support My Choice, Service User Experiences of Self-Directed Support in Scotland

Since June 2018, Self Directed Support Scotland and the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (The ALLIANCE) have been running a project called ‘My Support My Choice: user experiences of Self-directed Support in Scotland’, with funding from the Scottish Government. ‘My Support My Choice’ examines the experiences of social care users of Self-directed Support in […]

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