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Be Kind to Yourself – helping you cope with low mood

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Martin Stepek will show you how to recognise unhelpful emotions arising and guide you on how to replace them with more positive emotions to be kinder to yourself. He’ll also…

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Enhancing Personal Resilience – managing stress and staying positive

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Dr Alistair Dobin and Dr Sheila Ross will introduce you to the Feeling Good app, and provide practical tips on using the app to improve sleep, resilience, and wellbeing through…

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Using Mindfulness to cope with anxiety about a post-COVID future

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Martin Stepek, one of Scotland’s foremost teachers of mindfulness looks at how you can use mindfulness to get into the right frame of mind to cope with uncertainty and change….

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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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Unpaid carers 

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We know that unpaid carers are likely to be under additional pressure during the current pandemic. Many of you are trying to juggle work and study, with an increasing caring role, while…

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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. Daylight: …

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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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