NHS Health Scotland have produced this short animation to contribute to raising awareness about the impact of childhood adversity.
In December 2016 the Scottish Government published A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People – Our Action Plan. This was developed together with disabled people and their organisations. It sets out over 90 commitments to improve the lives of disabled people, and people with long term health conditions.
Energy Efficient Scotland are gathering your responses to ensure that the Energy Efficient Scotland framework is both supported and deliverable. This consultation is not simply a tick-box exercise, so they encourage you to share any views, ideas or concerns that you may have regarding this consultation.
Social housing landlords will be able to make their properties more energy efficient, with money from a £3.5 million decarbonisation fund. Funding will be available to Local Authority and Housing Association landlords across 2018/19 and 2019/20.
New support will help ensure community organisations, charities and other grassroots groups are listened to during the ongoing Brexit negotiations. The £150,000 stakeholder engagement fund will provide grants to Scottish organisations who wouldn’t otherwise have the resources to gather and promote the views of their members on preparing for the UK leaving the EU.
Volunteer Wiki, based on the Wikipedia platform, is a new tool to provide quality information on involving volunteers in a flexible and evolving way.
Full-time Office Administrator based in the Dumfries Office. Hours of work 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. Salary £17,290 on successful completion of 6-month probationary period. This post will require PVG registration
We need you! Are you living with dementia or support someone who has dementai?
Want more of a say and to be heard?
Would you be interested in joining a new Dementia Action Group OR speaking to us one to one, to enable the voices of the people living with dementia ro be heard?
If you're interested in joining us at DAG meetings OR speaking to us one to one(meetings once every 3 months)
If so then please contact: Mandy Pool- Dementai Advisor
Tel: 07795 196486/Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dumfries & Galloway Council have provided funding for a FREE and impartial home visit service to qualifying householders.
This service includes:
• An assessment of the home to identify energy improvements
• Funding available for measures including:
> Draught proofing
> Upgrading heating controls
> LED Lighting
> Loft Insulation
> Cavity Wall Insulation
• Referrals to other grant funded schemes
• Energy advice
• Assistance with application forms
• Assistance and information on heating settings and controls
• Income Maximisation referral
• Fuel Switching assistance
• Follow up visits