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East Dunbartonshire Consultation on Self Directed Support Strategy

East Dunbartonshire Health & Social Care Partnership have developed a draft Self Directed Support Strategy for 2018 - 2021, and are gathering views on this. ‘Self Directed Support’ means starting with the individual as a person with…

Unpaid carers missing out on vital support

Anyone who helps to look after a loved one is a carer, but many people do not recognise this, and so are missing out on vital support. The latest research from Carers UK shows that it'a not just the carers themselves who don't recognise their…

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…