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Share your stories, create the change, lead through experience

You See It All is our new collective advocacy project dedicated to helping people who feel isolated or marginalised in their own communities. We understand that people can experience these feelings for a great many reasons – but we believe… Continue Reading Share your stories, create the change, lead through experience

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Training for working group reps

We will be running training for members of our working groups in July. It will equip them to represent their groups, and other people with lived experience. It is a requirement for being a representative at joint planning groups and meetings.… Continue Reading Training for working group reps

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New staff member

We are delighted to welcome Corrina Beighton to our staff team. Corrina, who previously worked for Ability Borders, joins us as the Project Worker for our new Collective Advocacy Project, funded by People’s Health Trust and The Robertson Trust. The project aims… Continue Reading New staff member

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Co-production Charter launched

The Scottish Borders Mental Health and Wellbeing Forum, facilitated by Borders Care Voice, has produced a Co-production Charter. It is the result of a need identified by the Scottish Borders Mental Health Partnership Board for a document that would set out how… Continue Reading Co-production Charter launched

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Care Voice members meet MSPs

Borders MSPs held their annual meeting with members of Borders Care Voice on Monday 18th February, at Triest House in Galashiels. Christine Grahame, MSP for Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, and Rachael Hamilton, MSP for Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire, attended… Continue Reading Care Voice members meet MSPs

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NEW training programme

Our latest training programme, for January-June 2019, is now available to download from the website.

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Rural Wisdom coming to Borders

Rural Wisdom is looking at how communities work as people get older. It is starting in more areas in 2019, including Scottish Borders. Outside the Box and Borders Care Voice are holding a session to start planning for Rural Wisdom… Continue Reading Rural Wisdom coming to Borders

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NEW Contented Dementia workshops

Borders Care Learning Network will be running two new workshops in the coming months that will provide an in-depth look at the concepts and approaches that underpin and support the Contented Dementia model. The workshops are sponsored by Roxburgh Landward… Continue Reading NEW Contented Dementia workshops

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Annual Report 2017-2018

Our Annual Report for 2017-2018 has been published. It was presented, along with the annual accounts to members at our Annual General Meeting in September. You can download the report from our website.

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Welfare Benefit Service petition

Our petition to Scottish Borders Council following changes to its Welfare Benefits Service was considered by the Audit and Scrutiny Committee in August. The petition called on the council to ensure that the most vulnerable and deprived people in the… Continue Reading Welfare Benefit Service petition

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