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Being a young carer during lockdown

In this episode of the Lowdown, Katy spoke to our Young Carer Wellbeing Coordinator, Lauren, and two of our young carers, Samantha, and Faye. They spoke about the challenges young carers have faced during lockdown, balancing caring roles with schoolwork, and ways to maintain mental and physical wellbeing. Enjoy the episode and let us know …

Young adult carer transitions

We’re back with another episode of Carers Link Lowdown! This time Katy is flying solo hosting and she’s joined by young adult carers Jessica, Lauren, and Stephen as well as Carers Link collaborators Jan and Stevie to talk about young adult carer transitions. This fantastic conversation covers employability, action plans for leaving school, CV and …

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If there is member of NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde staff who has gone above and beyond in their role, you can nominate them for a NHSGGC Excellence Award. The awards are for individual members of staff, teams or projects that have identified ways to deliver improvements that benefit patients and service uses, colleagues or NHSGGC. Nominations close on 20th August 2021, and there are a whole range of categories, including volunteers. Find out more and nominate at ... See MoreSee Less
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From today (31st July), if you care for someone who is terminally ill, the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 states that your local authority should offer you an adult carer support plan or young carer statement within 2 working days. Find out more at and ... See MoreSee Less
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Alzheimer Scotland is launching an online lunchtime group for LGBT+ people caring for someone with dementia. The first meeting is on 4th August at 12.30pm. LGBT+ people are generally much less likely to seek out help, so this will be a safe space for people to come together, share experiences, and offer support and advice to each other. For more information contact Janine on 07734 289 400, email ... See MoreSee Less
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