Entries by carerslink

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Office banter – all things spring!


We have another fun Office Banter episode for you. Jon and Katy welcomed frequent guests, Heather and Clair, and spoke (and joked) about all things spring, spring cleaning, and stubborn stains! Hopefully you pick up some helpful hints for your spring clear-out. And as always we’d love to hear from you about your tips and […]

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Community Response volunteers


Jon and Katy spoke to Sam from the East Dunbartonshire Community Service Volunteers who told us all about the services the volunteers offer, some of the projects they’re been working on  and helping with recently, and how you can access their services or offer your help as a volunteer. Take a look at the links […]

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Carers Link Lowdown – COVID-19 vaccinations for unpaid carers


This episode discusses COVID-19 Vaccinations for unpaid carers in Scotland. Jon and Katy spoke to Shubhanna Hussai from the Coalition of Carers in Scotland about vaccines, timelines, how to self-register and more. If you’re looking for more specific information, the National Carer Organisations are hosting an unpaid carers Q&A on the COVID Vaccine and Vaccination […]

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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 […]