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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 13th, 2018

Independent Living Fund

Independent Living Fund The new ILF Scotland Transition Fund provides grants, for up to one year, to enable young people, aged 16 –… 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 14th, 2018

Walk the Line

Walk the Line Come and enjoy the sights and history of this beautiful walkway – 3, 5 and 8 miles walks along the… 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...

Posted on August 8th, 2018

Dalkeith/Woodburn Walk and Talk

Dalkeith/Woodburn Walk and Talk Want to join a walking group? The walks are very gentle and will be at your own pace Take those… Read More...

Posted on August 8th, 2018

Google Digital Garage

Google Digital Garage   Pop in to visit Google Digital Garage for free in-person training Ideal for carers who want to learn new… Read More...

Posted on August 8th, 2018

Braw Blether

Braw Blether Braw Blether dates for September and October 2018 Click here for more information… Read More...

Posted on August 8th, 2018

The Changing Room

The Changing Room The programme hopes to increase social connectedness and reduce loneliness and isolation of men in their middle years (30-64), as… Read More...

Posted on August 7th, 2018

Midlothian Community Hospital Garden Open Day

Midlothian Community Hospital Garden Open Day Plant and cake sales, children’s activities, live music and craft demonstrations Click here for more information.… Read More...

Posted on July 26th, 2018

Dementia Information Day - A course for Midlothian carers

Dementia Information Day - A course for Midlothian carers Do you care for someone with Dementia? Would you like to find out more about dementia, or get some more… Read More...

Posted on July 26th, 2018

Free Health Checks for Carers

Free Health Checks for Carers Would you like a 60 minute individual health check with a nurse who will listen & support you with issues… Read More...
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