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We are now a part of Easy Fundraising

Collect free donations for us every time you shop with your favourite retailer online! Join easyfundraising and you can collect free donations for us every time you buy something online. It won’t cost you a penny extra so please help us to raise funds – thank you! It’s 100% free to use You can raise money for […]

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EVENT: Conference by and for carers of people living with Dementia The Event On Saturday, 30 September 2017, the Life Changes Trust will be hosting a very special conference, run by carers and for carers.  The event is being designed and organised by people with long experience of caring for someone living with dementia, unpaid. […]

Manifesto for Carers in Scotland Local Elections 2017

Manifesto for Carers – Local Council Elections The National Carer Organisations have produced a Manifesto for Carers for the local council elections on the 4th of May 2017 We are calling on all candidates in the local council elections to agree to: Protect funding for carer support & ensure there are adequate resources to implement […]

Coalition of Carers Meeting – 29th March 2017 The next member meeting of the Coalition of Carers will be held on Wednesday 29th March 2017 from 11am until 3pm at the City Halls in Glasgow. We will be discussing the development of the regulations and guidance to accompany the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 and also […]

Time For Me Project - Short Breaks Fund

The Time For Me Project We are delighted to announce that thanks to a grant from the Shared Care Scotland, our Time for Me Fund has re-opened. We are able to offer a small grant to those caring for an adult with a disability or illness. The Time for Me project will allow carers to plan their […]

The government has recently launched its consultation on social security in Scotland.  ( paper attached). This includes proposed changes to Carers Allowance and Disability benefits The consultation is open until the 28th of October. Details of the consultation are attached and a link to further details and how to be involved is below: You can […]

Still time to sign up for the Carers Parliament Ballot This year’s Carers Parliament will take place on 2 November 2016 in Edinburgh. The event is open to carers and former carers and a ballot is drawn which will select two people from each of the 73 Scottish Parliamentary constituencies to attend. Carers Parliament brings […]

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