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Posted on November 28th, 2018

Midlothian Women's Group

Midlothian Women's Group New weekly group for women that feel isolated and would like to meet new people. For more information click here.… Read More...

Posted on November 28th, 2018

Creative Wellbeing activities

Creative Wellbeing activities Free wellbeing activities to become more positive, develop resilience and make new connections. For more information click: Gorebridge Mayfield Penicuik… Read More...

Posted on November 15th, 2018

Food Buddies - Tips for Days Out

Food Buddies - Tips for Days Out A practical guide for a day out for people living with dementia, other older people and their families and friends.… Read More...

Posted on November 15th, 2018

VOCAL Winter Activity & Support Programme

VOCAL Winter Activity & Support Programme VOCAL are offering carers an opportunity to break free from the festive blues and have organised a series of FREE… Read More...

Posted on November 11th, 2018

Assertiveness Communication Workshop

Assertiveness Communication Workshop FREE two sessions of Assertiveness Communication workshop for disabled people and people with long term conditions. Click here for more… Read More...

Posted on November 6th, 2018

Spring Service in Midlothian

Spring Service in Midlothian FREE structured 12 week group work programme offers support with mental health, substance use and experience of past or current… Read More...

Posted on November 6th, 2018

'Stepping forward' sessions

'Stepping forward' sessions FREE 2-hour weekly sessions for those people with Mental Health Conditions to help you gain the confidence and skills necessary… Read More...

Posted on November 1st, 2018

Alzheimer Scotland Dementia Advice Surgery

Alzheimer Scotland Dementia Advice Surgery A FREE surgery for those people who are worried about dementia and would like to speak to an advisor.  Click… Read More...

Posted on October 31st, 2018

Midlothian Health Check

Midlothian Health Check FREE 60 minute health check with a nurse who will listen & support you with issues that may effect your… Read More...

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...

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