Posts Tagged 'community'

Community Justice Scotland

Community Justice Scotland are holding ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’ across the country in May and June of this year, focusing on what we want justice to look like in Scotland. See here for more details: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-series-of-unfortunate-events-tickets-34458375930

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Next ELPF meeting – Monday 27 February

Agenda for the next meeting to be held at the European Room, City Chambers. You are welcome for some or all of the meeting. We also hope to use the break time to glean some views on the rise in SSSC fees, and to discuss whether we would like to put in a collective response to the decision. Look forward to seeing you then. Continue reading ‘Next ELPF meeting – Monday 27 February’

National Care Standards Consultation

Have you have experience of using care services? Either yourself or a family member? Would you be willing to share your opinions to help develop Care Standards for the future?

Social care is an integral part of many people’s lives. The National Care Standards were created in 2002 by the Scottish Government to give those accessing care a definitive list of what they should expect. The twenty three original care standards were developed with the underlying principles of dignity, privacy, choice and safety in mind. However, whilst the principles remain intact, the changes to the way that care services are planned, delivered and scrutinised means it is necessary for the Government to review the standards.
Continue reading ‘National Care Standards Consultation’

Could you be a Shared Lives carer?

Shared Lives is about providing support to vulnerable adults who need some help to live their lives. Shared Lives are looking for individuals and families in the local community to offer accommodation and support for one or up to two vulnerable adults.

The City of Edinburgh Council have organised a carers’ event at the City Chambers on Wednesday 10 April where you will be able to meet current carers and Shared Lives staff and find out what is involved. Continue reading ‘Could you be a Shared Lives carer?’


Next ELPF meeting: Thursday 30 November, 09:30-12:30November 30th, 2017
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