User and Carer Involvement (UCI)

Experiences of Psychosis

 

The Consultation & Advocacy Promotion Service (CAPS) need your views. This is a user-led project looking to find out about different people`s experiences of psychosis. 

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Learning Disability Opportunities

Scottish Conference on Inclusive Learning Disability ResearchJune 7th Perth

The Scottish Learning Disability Research Network, in conjunction with The Open University, IRISS and The Scottish Consortium for Learning Disability focus on past, present and new inclusive research in Scotland and beyond, reflecting upon the contributions and participation of people with learning disabilities as researchers and in setting research agendas. June 7, Perth. Contact Fiona Horton on 0141 418 5420, or email: conference@scld.co.uk

Ending Age Discrimination In Services And Public Functions

Equality Act 2010: A Roundtable Discussion Of The UK Government Consultation

This is an opportunity to hear more about the consultation and informally discuss the key issues with other stakeholders which will help inform your own response to the consultation. Glasgow, May 9. For more details email scotlandcommunication@equalityhumanrights.com or call Angelika Enayati on 0141 228 4601.

Making sure no-one goes through dementia on their own

Alzheimer article re Scottish election manifestos

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Light at the end of the tunnel in search for Alzheimer's cure

A NEW technique which uses light to scan for early signs of Alzheimer's could help lead to new treatments for the disease.

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Patients spend 'too long in secure mental health units'

The Centre for Mental Health say that patients are spending too long in mental health secure units because of a lack of community services for them to move on to.

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Stress 'contributes' to memory loss in old age

Experts claim to have found how stress can lead to memory loss in old age.

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Disabled Living Allowance Update

There were more than 5,500 responses to the Government's consultation on DLA reform highlighting the level of anger about what is proposed.

Governments response to consultation...

Scottish Forensic Mental Health Carers Conference

‘Collective Issues - Collective Voice’. The conference aims to provide an opportunity for family and friends supporting those in secure care to share their experiences and ideas for good practice. Edinburgh 21 May. 

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Radio Four with Libby Purvis on Memory

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Marianne Talbot is Director of Studies in Philosophy at the University of Oxford's Department of Continuing Education. Her book 'Keeping Mum' tells of her personal journey, looking and caring for her own mother who suffered from dementia. 'Keeping Mum: Caring with someone with dementia' is published by Hay House.

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We need your help

Do you have a favourite flower? What are the happy memories flowers evoke for you?

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Service User Research Opportunity

The Scottish Mental Health Service User Research Network Steering Group is recruiting members who have an interest in service user research...

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UCI Annual Report

A busy and successful year for UCI

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