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Improving the health and well-being of older veterans in south of Scotland

Free training across the south of Scotland

Age Scotland are offering free training days for older people’s groups and services, and for veterans’ groups and services that include older people.  These will build participants’ confidence and ability to work with older veterans and older people affected by dementia.
Castle Douglas: Wednesday 26 September, 9:30-15:00
Castle Douglas Community Centre, Cotton Street, Castle Douglas DG7 1AJ
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Galashiels: Friday 5 October,  9:30-15:00
Old Gala House, Scott Crescent, Galashiels TD1 3JS
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Lanark: Wednesday 10 October, 9.:30-15:00
Lanark Memorial Hall, 13 St Leonard Street, Lanark, ML11 7AB

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Maybole: Wednesday 17 October, 9.:30-15:00
Carrick Centre, Culzean Road, Maybole, KA19 7DE

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In the morning Age Scotland’s Early Stage Dementia project will raise participants’ awareness of early stage dementia,.  The afternoon will raise awareness of the older veterans’ community, their rights and entitlements and additional support available to them: in particular coming from the Unforgotten Forces partnership.  The day will be interactive, with lunch provided.

Book by phone: 0333 323 2400

Further training dates and locations are available at: www.agescotland.org.uk/taster.

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