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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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We are recruiting

Borders Care Voice is looking for a Collective Advocacy Worker for its You See it All Project. The project started in April this year and aims to give a voice to the most marginalised and socially isolated in the Scottish Borders. We plan… Continue Reading We are recruiting

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Event to present ADP project findings

Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol & Drugs will host an event on 1st October 2019, from 1pm-4.30pm in Langlee Community Centre. It will provide information and findings from the ‘Developing  Adult Family Support and Recovery’ project commissioned by Scottish Borders Alcohol and… Continue Reading Event to present ADP project findings

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NEW training programme published

Our latest training programme, covering August-December this year, has just been published. It contains details of a range of courses including dementia, adult support and protection, learning disabilities and Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid. You can download the programme here… Continue Reading NEW training programme published

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Housing needs of wheelchair users

Scottish Borders Council has commissioned consultants to undertake a study on the housing needs of wheelchair users in the Scottish Borders. As part of this work, the consultants have designed a survey to gain a better understanding of the needs… Continue Reading Housing needs of wheelchair users

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Diversity Week

Scottish Borders Diversity Week will take place from 23-29 September this year. The focus is on ‘kindness’ and events during the week will aim to encourage kinder communities in the Borders. The programme will be compiled by the Joint Health Improvement… Continue Reading Diversity Week

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Hub opens in Newtown

The Health & Social Care Partnership has expanded the number of What Matters Hubs available across the Borders by offering monthly drop in sessions in Newtown St Boswells. The Hub will be available on the last Thursday of every month… Continue Reading Hub opens in Newtown

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Carers Act Transformation Support Fund

The Scottish Government has set aside a budget of £400,000 to provide funding via a third round of the Carers Act Transformation Support (CATS) Fund. The main purpose of this short-term funding is to develop local capacity through improvements to… Continue Reading Carers Act Transformation Support Fund

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