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Posted on October 16th, 2018

Better Breaks Fund Open for Applications

Better Breaks Fund Open for Applications VOCAL has small number of dedicated packages of flexible support available to enable parent/carers, who have children with a disability… Read More...

Posted on October 2nd, 2018

Movies and Afternoon Tea

Movies and Afternoon Tea Movies and afternoon tea with FREE transport. Click here for more information.… Read More...

Posted on October 2nd, 2018

Short Break Fund - Open for Applications

Short Break Fund - Open for Applications Do you provide unpaid care for a family member, friend or neighbour who lives in Midlothian? VOCAL Midlothian is currently… Read More...

Posted on October 2nd, 2018

Social

Social FREE activities for anyone affected by dementia Click here for more information.… Read More...

Posted on October 2nd, 2018

Dementia-friendly Concert: Live Music Now

Dementia-friendly Concert: Live Music Now FREE Dementia-friendly concert at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery Click here for more information.… Read More...

Posted on September 27th, 2018

Midlothian Memories

Midlothian Memories Using objects, stories, poems and photographs, the Midlothian Memories group discusses all sorts of topics and bring the past to… Read More...

Posted on September 27th, 2018

Alzheimer Scotland Newsletter

Alzheimer Scotland Newsletter What’s happening in Mid and East Lothian Click here for more information.      … Read More...

Posted on September 27th, 2018

Macular/Visual Impairment Support Group

Macular/Visual Impairment Support Group Next meeting Tuesday 2nd October Click here for more information  … Read More...

Posted on September 27th, 2018

Getting it Right for Your Child

Getting it Right for Your Child Are you a parent or carer of a disabled child or young person, or a child with additional support needs?… Read More...

Posted on September 18th, 2018

Midlothian Health & Social Care Partnership Consultation

Midlothian Health & Social Care Partnership Consultation Public Survey-  September/October 2018 An opportunity to share your views on community health and social care services you have used… Read More...

Posted on September 18th, 2018

Carers Go Free

Carers Go Free short breaks at Leuchie House January & February 2019 When you book a respite break at Leuchie House in January… Read More...

Posted on September 18th, 2018

Care Information Scotland

If you look after someone, need care yourself or are planning for your future care needs, you can get the… Read More...

Posted on September 18th, 2018

Community Connections Programme

Community Connections Programme Community Connections Programme – for people with dementia and their carers. Click here for more information.  … Read More...

Posted on September 18th, 2018

Carer's Allowance Supplement

Carer's Allowance Supplement Carer’s Allowance Supplement – What does it mean for you? Carer’s Allowance Supplement is an extra payment for carers in… Read More...

Posted on September 11th, 2018

FREE Day Trips for Carers

FREE Day Trips for Carers VOCAL has a number of FREE day trips and visits for carers and a companion throughout September and October. Click… Read More...

Posted on September 11th, 2018

Tour of Newhailes House and Estate

Tour of Newhailes House and Estate FREE trip for a carer and a companion – a guided tour of Newhailes House and Estate. Click here for… Read More...

Posted on August 23rd, 2018

Short Break Fund - Open for Applications

Short Break Fund - Open for Applications Do you provide unpaid care for a family member, friend or neighbour who lives in Midlothian? VOCAL Midlothian is currently… Read More...

Posted on August 16th, 2018

Hospital Discharge - What Carers Can Expect

Hospital Discharge - What Carers Can Expect What to expect when the person you care for is being discharged from hospital Click here for more information… Read More...

Posted on August 14th, 2018

VOCAL - Midlothian Carers News

VOCAL - Midlothian Carers News Read the August edition of VOCAL Midlothian’s Carers News Click here for more information  … Read More...

Posted on August 8th, 2018

VOCAL - Carer Learning and Peer/Social Events

VOCAL - Carer Learning and Peer/Social Events FREE learning and peer/social events for carers – August – December 2018 Click here for more information.  … Read More...
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