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News

Care Home / Care at Home Programme Board - Volunteer wanted

Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway are looking for a volunteer from a third sector care provider to sit in on the Care Home / Care at Home Programme Board.

For anyone who is interested, or for more information please contact us.

Pupil Inclusion Network Scotland (PINS)

The Pupil Inclusion Network Scotland (PINS) is funded by Scottish Government and has a membership of 1400 practitioners (50% working in the 3rd sector) often with the most vulnerable and marginalised learners when it comes to formal or informal learning or support for schooling.

Funding

ILF Transition Fund

Maximum Available: £7,500
Information Source: Email

ILF (Independent Living Fund) Scotland has opened an exciting new fund (totalling £5 million per year) for young people who need support in Scotland. The Transition Fund supports those aged between 16 and 21, offering short term grants to provide opportunities that facilitate their participation and inclusion within their communities. You can find out more about the fund at https://ilf.scot/transition-fund/.

Ferries Accessibility Fund

Maximum Available: £170000
Closing Date: 15/10/2018 (All day)
Information Source: Email

The purpose of the Fund is to improve the accessibility of ferries and ports and to enhance the ferry travelling experience of disabled people and others facing mobility or access challenges. This includes passengers that have hidden disabilities.

Events and Training

The Neglect Subgroup host event for Child Protection Committees

Date / Time: 09/10/2018 - 10:00 to 15:00
Venue: Insight Institute, Collins Building, 22 Richmond Street, Glasgow

The Neglect Subgroup are hosting an event for Child Protection Committees across Scotland in response to the current consultation on Section 12 of the Children and Young Persons (Scotland) Act 1937.  You can find details of this here:

https://consult.gov.scot/child-protection/amendments-to-the-law-on-child-cruelty/

Making A Difference for people with Dementia

Date / Time: 02/10/2018 - 13:30 to 16:00
Venue: Stranraer Library, 2-10 N Strand St, Stranraer DG9 7LD

We would like to invite you to attend one of our sessions: 

-Listen to the story of a person with Dementia

-Meet Tommy Whitelaw - campaigning for Kindness, Leadership and Listening in Health and Social Care

-Become a Demntia Friend

-Make your personal pledge 

To book places please contact: Department of Nursing on 01387 272789 or email dumf-uhb.department-of-nursing@nhs.net

Making a Difference for people with Dementia

Date / Time: 27/09/2018 - 13:30 to 16:00
Venue: Annan Hospital,Stapleton Rd, Annan DG12 6NQ

We would like to invite you to attend one of our sessions:

-Listen to history of a person with Dementia

-Meet Tommy Whitelaw - campaigning for Kindness, Leadership and Listening in Health and Social Care

-Become a Demntia Friend

-Make your personal pledge

To book places please contact: Department of Nursing on 01387 272789 or email dumf-uhb.department-of-nursing@nhs.net