The fifth Carers Parliament will be held on 2 November 2016 at Herriot Watt University. There are places for two carers from each of the 73 Scottish Parliamentary constituencies. Places will be decided by a ballot, which will be held in late July with successful delegates informed in early August. Click here for further information or to enter your name in the ballot.
|Have your voice heard: join other carers and representatives from health, social care and the third sector to discuss current issues and hear the latest updates.
The Falkirk Carers Forum meets quarterly at the Carers Centre in Falkirk. It is an opportunity for local carers to discuss with service providers, and one another, local and national issues that affect carers and those they care for.
Contact Claire Crossan at the Carers Centre if you are interested in attending the Falkirk Carers Forum from 11 am to 1 pm followed by lunch, on the following dates:
25 May 2016
24 August 2016
23 November 2016
Carers are invited to have their say at local Carers Forum meetings coming up in August:
Wednesday 19th August 2015, 10.00am, Hawkhill Community Centre, 132 Hillcrest Drive, Alloa, FK10 1SB
Monday 24th August 2015, 10.00am, Carers Centre, 1a Bank Street, Falkirk, FK1 1NB
The forum will be discussing the Carers Bill – National Eligibility Framework for Carers with Heather Noller from Carers Trust Scotland, the development of a Forth Valley Carers Card, and there will be news from the local Carers Representative on the Joint Integration Board.
Carers and Health and Social Care professionals are encouraged to attend. To register your attendance, please contact Ian McCourt at the Carers Centre in Alloa or Claire Crossan at the Centre in Falkirk.