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What’s On Podcast Episode 25

This week we have a sweet office banter episode for you! Lauren, Christine, and Paul joined Katy and Jon to talk about their favourite chocolate bars and much more. Play along as they take on Katy’s chocolate quiz and see if you can spot the mistake we made with one of the “correct” answers. Check […]

What’s On podcast episode 24

This week we have another Young Carer takeover for you! This time, Sam spoke to Janine from Education Scotland, Hannah from Carers Policy, and Kelly from Carers Trust about how the education system in Scotland is working for and with young carers. They discuss changes that have come about during COVID-19, what schools are doing […]


What’s On podcast episode 23

This podcast is about all things technology and how Carers Link can help connect carers to technology and each other! We spoke to two of our tech buddy volunteers, Helen and Sharon, to hear about how they’re working to get carers connected during the pandemic. And carer Frank told us about his experience working with […]


What’s On Podcast Episode 22

We’re back with another office banter episode this week! This time we talked all about the podcasts we love, what we’re currently listening to, and how you can find great podcasts to listen to. Check out these links to listen to the shows we mentioned this week: Those Conspiracy Guys; In Bed with Nick and […]

What’s On podcast Episode 21

This week’s episode is another takeover by our young carers. This time Sam and Cameron talked to Thomas Michie from Young Scot. Listen in to find out about Young Scot’s great package for young carers, which offers more than the standard Young Scot package. And if you are or you know a young carer and […]

What’s On podcast episode 20

This week is all about sleep! We chatted with Vivienne Tennent from East Dunbartonshire’s Health Improvement Team about the importance of sleep, and tips and tricks if those Zs are eluding you. She gave us some great resources for further help, which are listed below. We hope you enjoy the episode and we wish you all […]

What’s On podcast Episode 19

This week our podcast is a bit different – we’re making face masks. Current guidance in Scotland is that “in enclosed spaces, where physical distancing is more difficult and where there is a risk of close contact with multiple people who are not members of your household, you should wear a face covering. People must […]

What’s On Podcast Episode 18

In this episode we talk to Karen Heath about Self Directed Support. Karen works for Take Control, and organisation that supports people from their first enquiry about self directed support through to helping people who decide to employ their own personal assistant. Listen to find out about what self directed support is, and the support […]

What’s On podcast Episode 16

This is a first for us as we handed over the hosting reins to Sam and Cameron, two of our young carers. They interviewed some of the people involved in the Global’s Make Some Noise fundraising challenge which took place at the end of June. Podcast: Play in new window | Download