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Design a Christmas Card Competition

This Christmas we will be raising funds by offering people the chance to send a Carers Link e-card, and make a donation to Carer Link – saving paper as well as helping Carers Link support local carers. To do that we need our own card designs, and that’s where you come in. Can you design …

A National Care Service for Scotland

In this episode, Katy is joined by Catriona, one of Carers Link’s carer support workers who focuses on finding breaks for carers. Today Katy and Catriona speak to Shubhanna Hussain-Ahmed from the Coalition of Carers in Scotland to discuss the Scottish Government’s consultation on a proposed National Care Service .  The proposed will make a …

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Fantastic competition over at Stack & Still. Nominate a carer!NOMINATE A CARER!At Stack & Still we want to help you treat others over the festive period. This week our giveaway is for a carer to win a £50 gift card.To win this gift card for a carer all you have to do is:- Tag them or tell us about who you'd like to nominate- Like this photoThe winner will be contacted and announced on Friday 3rd December 🎄Terms & Conditions: This competition is running on Facebook and Instagram and has no affiliation with them. The winner will be contacted by our main page only. ... See MoreSee Less
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Over The Wall have now opened applications for their 2022 camps, and this year they have a mixture of residential and virtual camps so that they can continue to reach more young people across the UK affected by health challenges. The services they are providing in 2022 are: Residential Camps:Over The Wall have a mixture of Health Challenge (aged 8-17), Siblings and Family Camps to offer at their sites in Staffordshire (Midlands) and Perth (Scotland). They provide a medically safe environment for young people affected by health challenges to take part in incredible activities from climbing and archery, to arts, crafts and board games, their wide range of activities allow the campers to create memories, build their confidence and make lifelong friendships with young people in similar situations to their own. Please read the criteria link below. Sibling CampThey invite applications from children aged 8 to 17 who have a brother or sister (of any age) who is currently receiving treatment, or experiencing health challenges. Unfortunately, they are unable to accept children with behavioural or social communication needs that would prevent them from participating in age appropriate group activities. Siblings will attend with their cared for person due to limited spaces this year. Family CampThey invite applications from families who have a child aged from 0 to 17 years, who is currently receiving treatment, or experiencing health challenges. One child in the family must be aged between 8-17.More information on the criteria: More information on how to apply: ... See MoreSee Less
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