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Posted on June 13th, 2019

Community Coordinators Area Calendars for older people

Community Coordinators Area Calendars for older people Check out the Midlothian Weekly Community Coordinators Area Calendars to join activities organised by your local day centres and meet… Read More...

Posted on June 13th, 2019

Scotland’s Dementia Awareness Week event

Scotland’s Dementia Awareness Week event Join the celebration of the Scotland’s Dementia Awareness Week and get a ticket for the following performance:  Monday 1st July… Read More...

Posted on June 11th, 2019

Carers Week Film Festival

Carers Week Film Festival Carers of East Lothian are hosting film festival at the Brunton Hall in Musselburgh during Carers’ Week – 10th –… Read More...

Posted on May 22nd, 2019

VOCAL 25th Anniversary Ceilidh

VOCAL 25th Anniversary Ceilidh Carers, friends, staff and volunteers will be whirling the night away on the 13th June – Why not join them?… Read More...

Posted on May 15th, 2019

Dementia Friendly Events

Dementia Friendly Events A range of events suitable for people living with dementia, their family and friends Further information available here  … Read More...

Posted on May 15th, 2019

Ways to overcome social isolation in Midlothian

Ways to overcome social isolation in Midlothian There are a range of groups and activities that can help people overcome social isolation in Midlothian.  Further information available… Read More...

Posted on May 7th, 2019

VOCAL - Carer Learning & Wellbeing Opportunities

VOCAL - Carer Learning & Wellbeing Opportunities FREE learning and wellbeing opportunities for Midlothian carers.  Helping carers to develop skills and knowledge to support them in their… Read More...

Posted on May 7th, 2019

Midlothian Health & Social Care Partnership Newsletter

Midlothian Health & Social Care Partnership Newsletter Find out more about new Strategic Commissioning Plan which outlines the ways to deliver Health and Social Care services over… Read More...

Posted on May 7th, 2019

Mindfulness for Stress Management

Mindfulness for Stress Management Take part in the anxiety and stress management course to learn tips and techniques on how to help improve your… Read More...

Posted on May 7th, 2019

Braw Blether

Braw Blether A Bibliotherapist will attend this event to provide information on Braw Blethers groups that are held locally and find out… Read More...

Posted on May 2nd, 2019

Carer Mindfulness Group

Carer Mindfulness Group Mindfulness is a great tool that can improve your own sense of wellbeing. If you have previous knowledge and already… Read More...

Posted on May 2nd, 2019

Peer Support for parent carers

Peer Support for parent carers Join our group facilitated by VOCAL & Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living to enable parent carers to get practical information… Read More...

Posted on May 2nd, 2019

Carer Craft Group

Carer Craft Group Join our Carer Craft Group that runs weekly on Thursdays; 1.30pm – 3.30pm. Our group are currently knitting soft toys… Read More...

Posted on May 2nd, 2019

Multiple Sclerosis Information Day

Multiple Sclerosis Information Day Representatives from the Lanfine Services will attend this session to provide practical advice and information for unpaid carers supporting someone… Read More...

Posted on May 2nd, 2019

Telecare information session

Telecare information session Telecare is a selection of equipment, sensors and alarms which is assistive technology to enable people to live safely in… Read More...

Posted on May 1st, 2019

Dementia Friendly Performance of The Magic Flute in Edinburgh

Dementia Friendly Performance of The Magic Flute in Edinburgh Join Scottish Opera on 7 June in the Festival Theatre for a shortened version of Mozart’s The Magic Flute which… Read More...

Posted on May 1st, 2019

Midlothian Active Choices

Midlothian Active Choices   Having a healthy mind is just as important as having a healthy body! Midlothian Active Choices have a programme… Read More...

Posted on April 9th, 2019

Midlothian Access Point

Midlothian Access Point Feeling low, stressed and want to make changes? Why not drop in to your local Midlothian Access Point? It could… Read More...

Posted on April 9th, 2019

Braw Blether - Reading Between The Lines

Braw Blether - Reading Between The Lines Braw Blether groups use words for wellbeing – poetry, short stories, song lyrics, local history and more to spark conversation… Read More...

Posted on April 9th, 2019

VOCAL - Carer Coffee Morning

VOCAL - Carer Coffee Morning Cuppa & cake, time for you and a chance to meet other carers Tuesday 14th May – Vocal’s Money Matters… Read More...

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