New team member

Please join us in extending a very warm welcome to our new Support Broker for Angus, Catherine Harris. Catherine has recently completed her Social Work degree and prior to that was on placement at Dundee Carers Centre. We’re excited that she’s joining us and know she’ll be a very valuable member of the SDS and […]

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Dundee Carers News Autumn Winter 2016

Our latest newsletter is now available. Download your copy now.

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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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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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SDS Providers Fair – 3 days to go!

The count down is officially on to our SDS Providers Fair. We can confirm we have 40 plus providers attending on the day who will be able to offer a range of different options available in the Dundee an Angus localities, allowing people to make an informed decision to choose the right service for them. […]

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Live Tweet Chat 24 April 12noon – 1pm

We will be having a live tweet chat on Fri 24 April from 12 noon – 1 pm. We will focus on Self-directed Support (SDS) and are looking for you to get involved and help us create a twitter buzz! We are hoping to make people more aware of Self-directed Support (SDS) and get people […]

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Self-directed Support – Campaign Film

(SDS Film Campaign – film  was written and co-directed & edited by Iain Henderson, Young Bafta winner Scotland 2015. The Film was Co-Directed by BOLD Marketing) We have been running a highly visible on-street campaign across Dundee in recent weeks to alert the public to the new approach to supporting individuals and their carers through […]

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The Scottish Independent Living Fund (ILF)

The UK Government made a decision on March 6, 2014, to close the Independent Living Fund (ILF) on June 30, 2015. The Scottish Government have committed to protecting users’ current awards in Scotland as long as they remain eligible and are developing a national system along with voluntary organisations to support existing users from July 1, 2015. The work required […]

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