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Coronavirus

We are cancelling all training (Borders Care Learning Network) and planned events / meetings until further notice. We will review the situation regularly and keep you up to date. Individuals who have booked onto courses or events and have supplied… Continue Reading Coronavirus

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Conversation Cafe – CANCELLED

We will be hosting a Conversation Cafe on Borderline Personality Disorder, to consider how we can better support people in the community. It will take place on Thursday 26th March, in partnership with Serendipity.    

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Locality Working Groups up and running again

The Borders Health and Social Care Partnership has re-established the five Locality Working Groups. An initial meeting has been set up in each locality and the public is being invited to participate. Meeting will be held in:· Teviot & Liddesdale,… Continue Reading Locality Working Groups up and running again

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Last call for consultation

Alzheimer Scotland Borders is collecting the views of people living with memory problems and their families across the Scottish Borders. In early 2020, it will hold face-to-face consultation events to discuss the findings of this initial consultation; bringing together interested… Continue Reading Last call for consultation

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Supporting carers event report

The ALLIANCE’s Integration Support team hosted an event at Galashiels Volunteer Hall in November to gather views on carers’ experiences of both health and social care integration and the Carers Act. The event was held in partnership with Borders Care… Continue Reading Supporting carers event report

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Training programme

Our training programme for January-June 2020 is now available to download from our website. You can also download a booking form and email it back to training@borderscarevoice.org.uk

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Carers and integration

Borders Care Voice, the ALLIANCE, and the Borders Carers Centre are hosting an event to discuss integration and the support it provides for carers. People with both lived and professional experience are invited to come along to Galashiels Volunteer Hall on… Continue Reading Carers and integration

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Need help with daily activities? Ask Sara!

People expect more choice and control over the things that will make a difference to their lives. With so much information available online, it can be difficult to know what information can be trusted. AskSARA is an award-winning online self-help… Continue Reading Need help with daily activities? Ask Sara!

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Annual Report 2018-2019

Our Annual Report for 2018-2019 has just been published. It was presented at our Annual General Meeting in Galashiels on 11th September.  You can download the report from our website,

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ILF Scotland consultation 

Independent Living Fund (ILF) Scotland is developing its strategy for 2020 to 2023 and is keen to hear from as many people as possible to help influence what ILF Scotland prioritises over the coming years. It has created an online consultation so recipients, family… Continue Reading ILF Scotland consultation 

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