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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….

Carers

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. 

Carers

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…

Carers

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…

Support for Carers

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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