My Life Portal Consultation

The SDS team are consulting with those who use the centre and carrying out some joint work with Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership. Dundee Carers Centre currently have links on the MY LIFE PORTAL webpage which appears on the Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership website. You can use this page to find out […]

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Dundee My Life Website

The Dundee My Life website can help you to find information about extra support to help with your care needs. It can help you or the person you care for see more clearly what services are available in the local area, and how to access them. It brings together support and services from social care, health, […]

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Independent Living Fund Engagement Event

ILF Scotland are holding an engagement event at Dundee University on Tuesday 12th July, 10.30am – 3pm. This is an opportunity for disabled people to have their views heard about how ILF Scotland should best use the additional money for the new fund. For more information or to book, visit http://ilf.scot/events You can also email […]

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Open Day: How to help improve disabled people’s access to transport

15th June 2016, 10.30am – 3.30pm at Station Hotel, Perth. Transport Scotland is working with disabled people’s organisations to develop an Accessible Travel Framework. They want to know your views on disabled people’s access to transport. At this open day you will: Have a chance to tell us about the problems you have using public […]

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SDS visit to Dundee & Angus College

Some of the SDS Team visited Health & Social Care Students at Dundee and Angus College on 3rd May, 2016 to tell them about SDS and about Personal Assistants being a potential employment avenue for them. It was a great visit with the students being very interested both in SDS and the Personal Assistant role. […]

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Self Directed Support in Angus

Although Self Directed Support has been around for a while now, we know it’s not always a straight forward process and there can be a lot of information to take in. Angus Carers Centre are running a number of events designed to help make that process easier. SDS Monthly Forums for Carers Do you have […]

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Family fun at the opening of The Yard

Our Self-directed Support Learning and Development worker was delighted to be at the official opening of the Yard in Dundee on 14th February, 2016.  The Yard is an indoor and outdoor playground for children and young people with disabilities and provides a safe environment where they can experience play without feeling different.  Family sessions, so […]

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Conversation about Transitioning from Secondary Eduction

Does your teenager or your family get enabling, respite/short break support from Barnardo’s or Dundee City Council? Dundee Carers Centre invites you and your child to a conversation about self-directed support (SDS) and young people moving out of secondary education in Dundee. Come along to our Transitions Conversation, which takes place on Thursday 2 March […]

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Promoting Excellence in Dementia Care

The NHS Education for Scotland (NES) and Scottish Social Services Council’s (SSSC) Promoting Excellence framework details the knowledge and skills health and social service workers should aspire to in supporting people with dementia, their families and carers. Along with the framework there are dementia education resources designed to help staff to provide effective care and […]

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Dundee Smart Care Convention 2016 – Using technology to help you get the best health and social care

Staff from Dundee Carers Centre, including members of the SDS team are attending the Smart Care Convention on Wednesday, February 3rd. People with heart problems, dementia, lung disease and many other conditions are managing their own healthcare using mobile phones and tablets. Frail older people can live independently, using alarms to get in touch with […]

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