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Worry, Stress, Anxiety and Sleep – techniques to help you feel better

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Dr Michelle David and Dr Dimitri Gavriloff discuss why we feel stress, what can cause poor sleep, and explore some techniques to help you manage and deal with these.

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Supporting your wellbeing 

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This pandemic is a unique circumstance which has caused stress and uncertainty, creating some significant challenges to our wellbeing. For some people, it has led to huge demands on our…

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Getting a short break

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Shared Care Scotland collects information on the places carers can access funding to have a short break Please have a look at their website to find what support is available in your area. 

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Supporting your wellbeing: free apps and online programmes 

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All of these apps are free to Health and Social Care staff and unpaid carers in Scotland when accessed through this site.  Click the Quick Guide links for instructions. Feeling…

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Am I considered an unpaid carer?

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The Scottish Government defines a carer as “an individual who provides or intends to provide care for another individual.”  You do not have to live with the person you care for and…

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What support is available for carers?

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To find out about local carer support services, including carer centres near you, Care Information Scotland provides a detailed list of all carer centres and young carers services across Scotland: Care Information Scotland. Shared Care Scotland have compiled a comprehensive list of home-based…

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PPE: advice for unpaid carers providing personal care 

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The Scottish Government has published advice for unpaid carers who visit or live with a friend or family member to provide help with personal care such as washing or dressing.  The advice details the situations…

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Showing appreciation

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A heartfelt thank you boosts everyone’s morale. Keep finding ways to show that you and the wider organisation recognise, appreciate and value the work of staff. Be cautious about the language of…

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What does research and guidance tell us about responding to Covid-19?

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The advice on this website is informed by research and evidence-based practice in the fields of individual and organisational resilience and responding to major incidents. There are consistent themes and messages about…

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