Entries by carerslink

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Groups for carers & Respitality


In this episode we chat with our newest member of staff, Catriona. She spoke to us about her work helping to organise our groups and an exciting new project called Respitality! You can learn more about Respitality at the links listed below and if you have any suggestions for our groups, get in touch with […]

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What’s On podcast: Dementia


This longer episode is about caring for someone with dementia. Jon and Katy spoke to Lynda Hutton from Dementia Services Development Centre Stirling and Michelle Candlish from Ceartas about some of the struggles those with dementia and those caring for them might face, and some ways to help. They also spoke about how COVID has impacted […]

What’s On podcast: Test and protect


In this episode you can hear all about Scotland’s Track & Trace system and how the NHS in Scotland is working to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 as Jon talks to Vivienne Tennent form East Dunbartonshire’s Health Improvement Team Listen in to learn all about contact tracing, the Scotland Test & Protect App, what […]

Whats On podcast: Mindfulness


This episode is something a little different. Listen in as Heather and Jon discuss mindfulness and share a short mindfulness practice to help you relax and re-centre. If you like what you hear and want more, you can listen to other recorded examples at the link below, or you can join us at the weekly […]

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What’s On podcast: Autism and Neurodiversity


This week we’re excited to welcome our own Fiona, our Lead Advocacy Coordinator, and Heather Wright, an independent autism consultant working with Carers Link. Katy and Heather talk to Fiona and Heather (we know, it’s a bit confusing!) about Autism, how carers can help individuals on the spectrum cope with COVID restrictions, the resources available to help, […]