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Carers Link Fire Walk

Our second Fire Walk will be at Mugdock Country Park on 9th October. Can you cross hot coals for carers? Join us for a night you’ll remember – experience the motivational workshop, light the ceremonial fire and send the past up in flames as you focus on the future. This is an inclusive event, open …

How technology can help carers

This week we welcomed Elaine Marsh, a Digital Lead at the Health and Social Care Partnership and Martin Will, the Telecare Manager in East Dunbartonshire Council to the podcast. Katy spoke to Martin and Elaine all about telehealth, assistive technology, and how digital advances can help carers and those they care for. Be sure to …

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We’re going to be working in partnership with a local school to experience the benefits of shared reading. Working with a group of pupils from St Ninians we’ll share stories from a book called The Lost Words. The idea is to connect people through stories, and it's been proven to reduce feelings of isolation and improve wellbeing. We plan to meet monthly, in-person, and would love to hear from carers and others who would be interested in participating. Email whatson@carerslink.org.uk if you are interested in joining us, and we will let you know more when we have details. ... See MoreSee Less
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If you care for someone with #Dementia, give yourself some peace of mind by filling out a #HerbertProtocol form. If the person you care for goes missing the police will be able to use the information to act quickly. The protocol is being implemented nationally by @policescotland and we're pleased to support this initiative. Find out more at www.scotland.police.uk/what-s-happening/missing-persons/the-herbert-protocol/ ... See MoreSee Less
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New guidance will allow care home residents to choose a friend or relative as a ‘named visitor’ who will be able to visit them, even during a managed Covid-19 outbreak .This is a change to current practice where most homes suspend routine visiting until outbreaks are over. It will allow those living in care homes to continue to have meaningful contact with loved ones, and balance the need for continuing infection prevention and control measures in care homes with the wider wellbeing of residents.www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-open-with-care-named-visitor-during-outbreaks-lett... ... See MoreSee Less
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