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Government Review

The Scottish Government is carrying out a review of the arrangements currently in place for investigating the deaths of people being treated for mental illness, personality disorder or learning disability.

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CARERS (SCOTLAND) ACT INFO PACK SUMMARY

The Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 takes effect from April 1, 2018 to ensure better and more consistent support for carers so that they can continue to care, if they so wish, in better health and to have a life alongside caring.

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DO YOU LOOK AFTER SOMEONE?

If you look after someone we would like to hear from you.

User and Carer Involvement (UCI) and Dumfries and Galloway Carers Centre (DGCC) are carrying out a consultation with unpaid Carers on the local Eligibility Framework.

To view the draft Framework click on the link below:

http://www.nhsdg.scot.nhs.uk/files/Eligiblity_Risk_and_Indicators_v1d7.pdf

We would like to know what Carers and those supporting Carers think about the Framework by completing a short survey. Click on the link below to see the survey:

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/99ZRZGB

Survey closes on Monday 18 December 2017.

Consultation with unpaid Carers on the local Eligibility Framework

Do You Look After Someone?

If you look after someone we would like to hear from you.

User and Carer Involvement (UCI) and Dumfries and Galloway Carers Centre (DGCC) are carrying out a consultation with unpaid Carers on the local Eligibility Framework.
http://www.nhsdg.scot.nhs.uk/…/Eligiblity_Risk_and_Indicato…

We would like to know what Carers and those supporting Carers think about the Framework by completing a short survey

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/99ZRZGB

Survey closes on Monday 18 December 2017.

Self-Directed Support: Your Choice, Your Right

In principle self-directed support provides an ideal way to modernise social care to make it consistent with human rights. In practice the challenges of implementation mean that there is still a long way to go.

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Do you Care?

Local charity User and Carer Involvement (UCI) is seeking out “harder to reach” Carers throughout Dumfries and Galloway. This work has been commissioned by Dumfries & Galloway Health and Social Care Partnership. They are concerned that so many Carers are unaware of their rights and the services that are out there to support them with information and advice, a few day’s respite or the financial support for which they may qualify.

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