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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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Celebrating 10 years of the Learning Network

Borders Voluntary Community Care Forum (BVCCF – now Borders Care Voice) – carried out an audit of the training needs of the independent and voluntary sector providers in 2008-2009. When that report was submitted to NHS Borders and Scottish Borders… Continue Reading Celebrating 10 years of the Learning Network

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We’re recruiting!

We have a vacancy for a collective advocacy worker for our You See It All project. You will help to give a voice to some of the most marginalised and socially isolated in the Scottish Borders. You will work with… Continue Reading We’re recruiting!

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Celebrating 10 years of BCLN

We will be celebrating 10 years of Borders Care Learning Network (BCLN) at a members’ info and networking event – followed by our AGM – on Wednesday 11th September at 11am. The event takes place in the back hall of… Continue Reading Celebrating 10 years of BCLN

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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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