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Herbert Protocol Launched in Edinburgh

Launch of the Herbert Protocol in Edinburgh

The Herbert Protocol is an information gathering tool to assist the police to find a person living with dementia who has been reported missing as quickly as possible.

The Herbert Protocol has now been launched in Edinburgh. We are encouraging people to find out more about the Herbert Protocol and pass the information on to anyone that it may be helpful for.

Next Carers Forum – Thursday 25th April

Next Carers Forum – Thursday 25th April 2019.

11am - 2pm at Great Michael House, 14 Links Place, Edinburgh. EH6 7EZ​

The topic for this Carers Forum is 'Coping Strategies'.

April 2019 Carers Focus Newsletter

Our April newsletter is now available, please click on this link below to see the version on the website:

https://www.edinburghcarerscouncil.co.uk/newsletter/carers-focus-newslet...

If you would like to sign up to our mailing list to receive a pdf or paper-copy of the newsletter (and future news/updates) please email rachael@edinburghcarerscouncil.co.uk or phone us on 0131 322 8480.

Research Project

Alice Spann, a PhD researcher from the University of Sheffield, is undertaking research in the area of caring for someone with Dementia and is looking for individuals who may be interested in participating in her study. The actual interviews are likely to take between 1-1.5 hours.

Research project: The potential of technology to help people combine work and looking after (caring for) somebody living with dementia.

Thrive Edinburgh Newsletter Ed: 5

Thrive Edinburgh has published their 5th edition of their newsletter.

You can view it by using this link below:

https://edinburghcarerscouncil-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/rachael_...

Thrive aims to improve the mental health and wellbeing of all Edinburgh citizens.

Next Carers Forum – Thursday 28th February.

Next Carers Forum – Thursday 28th February.

11 am - 2 pm at Great Michael House, 14 Links Place, Edinburgh. EH6 7EZ

We are pleased to have Colin Beck, Strategy and Quality Manager for Mental Health and Substance Misuse, Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership coming to speak with us about ‘Thrive’ Edinburgh, Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy.

Newsletters: Thrive Edinburgh and Peer Collaborative

Thrive Edinburgh has published the 4th Edition of their Newsletter, their first of 2019. To view, please click on this link: https://edinburghcarerscouncil-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/rachael_...

 

January 2019 Carers Focus Newsletter

Our January newsletter is now available, please click on this link below to see the version on the website:

https://www.edinburghcarerscouncil.co.uk/newsletter/carers-focus-newslet...

If you would like to sign up to our mailing list to receive a pdf-version of the newsletter (and future news/updates) please email info@edinburghcarerscouncil.co.uk or phone us on 0131 322 8480.

Christmas Hours

24th December 10AM - 2PM

25th December - 30th December CLOSED

31st December 10AM - 2PM

1st - 2nd January CLOSED

We will be back to normal hours 9am-5pm on 3rd January 2019.

 

Best wishes for the holidays from Edinburgh Carers Council!

Edinburgh Crisis Centre Update

Message from the Edinburgh Crisis Centre:

Due to essential maintenance being carried out ,the Edinburgh Crisis Centre will not be able to provide 1-1 appointments from 8am-7pm on Wednesday the 19th December nor overnight stays from 8am on Wednesday the 19th December to 12pm on Thursday the 20th December.

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