Carers Week 2014

Carers Week logoBorders Voluntary Care Voice, in partnership with NHS Borders and Borders Carers Centre, is hosting a Carers Week 2014 Celebration at Tweed Horizons in Newtown St Boswells, on Friday, 13th June,

The programme for the day is:

10.30-10.35am Welcome – Jenny Miller, Co-ordinator, Borders Voluntary Care Voice

10.35-10.50am Opening remarks – Doreen Steele, Non-Executive Member, NHS Borders Board/ Vice-Chair of the Public Governance Committee

10.50-11.20am The carer’s story – Debbie Rutherford, Borders Carers Centre

11.20-11.40am Scottish Government priorities for carers – Moira Oliphant. Carers Policy, Scottish Government

11.40-11.55am Where we are now – Jenny Miller, Borders Voluntary Care Voice

11.55-12.30pm You can make a difference – Tommy Whitelaw, son, carer, campaigner

12.30-1.15pm Lunch

1.15-1.45pm Activities/workshops

1.45-2pm Comfort break

2-2.30pm Activities/workshops

2.30-3pm Evaluation/close

3-3.30pm Coffee/networking/farewells

Places are limited and must be booked in advance.