Helping Carers with the Cost of Living Crisis

Helping Carers with the Cost of Living Crisis

Lanarkshire Carers We are living through an unprecedented time, with the rapid increase in the cost of energy, food, fuel, and basic essentials continuing to rise, all at the same time. Lanarkshire Carers know that unpaid carers are among the groups hardest hit by the...
Help During The Cost Of Living Crisis

Help During The Cost Of Living Crisis

Help During The Cost Of Living Crisis If you need urgent help with money, food or fuel Your local council may be able to help if you need urgent help with things like food, heating and electricity. Read more here…...
Well Connected Programme

Well Connected Programme

Well Connected is Lanarkshire’s social prescribing programme. Well Connected makes it easy for people to take part in and benefit from activities and services that we know can improve well-being. We are pleased to announce the development of the Well Connected...
Young Scot Young Carers Package

Young Scot Young Carers Package

Between 29th August and 25th September 2022, here at Young Scot we will be running a campaign across our social media channels to raise awareness of the Young Carers Package and we’d love you to get involved and help us spread the word! During this time, we will...
Lanarkshire CAMHS First Appointments

Lanarkshire CAMHS First Appointments

Lanarkshire CAMHS waiting list patients to be offered first appointment All young people waiting for a first assessment with a clinician from Lanarkshire’s Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) will be offered a first appointment in the coming weeks. The...
Take a Break Scotland

Take a Break Scotland

Scottish Government funded Take a Break Scotland administered by Family Fund, opened for applications on Tuesday 3rd May 2022 and will remain open until 5:00pm on Monday 20th June 2022. This has to be arranged by a carer or cared for individual only, and cannot be...
Carers Allowance

Carers Allowance

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has issued a new ‘easy-read’ guide to Carer’s Allowance, a payment for people who spend at least 35 hours each week providing regular care to someone who has a disability or medical condition. The guidance on the GOV.UK...
Carers Trust – Living Safely this Winter

Carers Trust – Living Safely this Winter

Today Carers Trust have launched the new COVID-19 ‘Living Safely This Winter’ Campaign. This campaign builds on from our ‘Living Safely For All Of Us’ campaign by re-emphasising the need for us all to live safely this winter through key COVID safety behaviours in...
Flu And Covid-19 Vaccine Booster

Flu And Covid-19 Vaccine Booster

Online Booking Portal For The Flu And Covid-19 Vaccine Booster For Unpaid Carers From 10am on Monday, carers will be able to book their flu and COVID-19 booster vaccine at: https://www.nhsinform.scot/carersregister Or by calling 0800 030 8013. They will need their...
COVID-19 Vaccine 12 to 15 Year Olds

COVID-19 Vaccine 12 to 15 Year Olds

COVID-19 Vaccine Programme Update Carers Trust Scotland It’s important for children and young people and their parents or carers to discuss getting the COVID-19 vaccine and come to a decision together. The COVID-19 vaccine has been found to be safe and effective in 12...