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Consultation on the draft East Dunbartonshire Eligibility Criteria for Carers

Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 The Carers (Scotland) Act will take effect from 1 April 2018, but there are some issues which need to be finalised before the act is implemented, and you can get involved by taking part in this consultation. East…

An opportunity to share a Christmas Festive meal

If you are going to be on your own on Christmas Day this year, you could go along to a Christmas Festive meal at Smith's Hotel in Kirkintilloch. It's free, and transport can be arranged. You can read about last year's event on Silver Stag's…

Do you have ideas and thoughts about local health and social care services?

East Dunbartonshire Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) is seeking local people who are interested in helping us to improve local health and social care services. The HSCP is responsible for planning and delivering health care and social…
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Your chance to influence future support for carers in East Dunbartonshire

The Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 is designed to support carers’ health and wellbeing and help make caring more sustainable. It will be implemented from 1st April 2018, and the regulations in the act will take effect on that date. One of…

Sponsor us!

  Four of Carers Link's staff are taking part in the Supernova 5k at the Kelpies on Friday 10th November to raise much needed funds for Carers Link, and we have set up a Team Carers Link fundraising page on Virgin Money Giving.  The…

Update on plans for devolved benefits

The Minister for Social Security, Jeanne Freeman, has recorded an update for carers on the plans for social security in Scotland. In it she sets out the plans and timescales for setting up a social security agency in Scotland and taking over…