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
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!
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
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
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
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
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
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
Our latest training programme, for January-June 2019, is now available to download from the website.
Rural Wisdom is looking at how communities work as people get older. It is starting in more areas in 2019, including Scottish Borders. Outside the Box and Borders Care Voice are holding a session to start planning for Rural Wisdom… Continue Reading Rural Wisdom coming to Borders