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Staff Awareness Sessions

10.30-11.30 am

First Thursday of the month

Would you like to know more about the services available at the Carers Centre?

Do you have new staff starting as part of your team who would benefit from this?

From February Dumfries and Galloway Carers Centre will hold one off Information and Awareness Sessions on the first Thursday of each month to give staff from other agencies the opportunity to find out about the services they provide.

There will be no more than 8 people booked into a session and the sessions are anticipated to be an hour long but flexible in case of any questions etc.

The aim of each session is to provide a summary of the organisation’s services. 

  • Introductions
  • Brief background to the service
  • Why Carers need support
  • Adult and Young Adult Carers service  – information, advice, support, advocacy, financial assistance, short breaks, health and wellbeing, groups, training, Adult Carers Support Plans
  • Young Carers service – information, advice, support, advocacy, financial assistance, short breaks, health and wellbeing, groups, Young Carers Statements, support in education (drop in sessions)
  • Staffing across the region
  • Carers Emergency Cards / Young Carers Cards
  • How to refer to the service
  • Triage and Young Carers waiting list

2019 DATES

Thursday 7th February Thursday 1st August
Thursday 7th March Thursday 5th September
Thursday 4th April Thursday 3rd October
Thursday 2nd May Thursday 7th November
Thursday 6th June Thursday 5th December
Thursday 4th July  

If you would like to book a place please contact the Carers Centre on 01387 248600 or by emailing info@dgalcarerscentre.org