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Adult Protection Training

Adult Support and Protection Training:  Level 2 full day Tuesday, 6th December 2016 Friday, 16th December 2016 This is mandatory for selected staff groups within Scottish Borders Council and NHS Borders.  It is recommended that other relevant agencies adopt a… Continue Reading Adult Protection Training

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Integration update

Scottish Borders Health and Social Care Partnership has just published its latest newsletter. You can download it here.

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Supporting young people affected by domestic abuse

A training course to raise awareness and build an understanding of children and young people’s experiences of domestic abuse in the Scottish Borders will take place on 1st December. Organised by Children 1st, it is aimed at delegates who already have… Continue Reading Supporting young people affected by domestic abuse

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Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder training

There are still spaces available to book on the following free training session, hosted by the Scottish Borders Alcohol and Drug Partnership.  Course:  Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Date:      Monday 5th December 2016, 9.30am – 12.30pm Venue:   New Lecture Theatre,… Continue Reading Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder training

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BCLN networking event

The next Borders Care Learning Network CareNet meeting will be held on Wednesday 7th September, from 10am-1pm in Galashiels. The main topic for the meeting is “Medication”. CareNet is a networking event that provides an opportunity to: make new connections with… Continue Reading BCLN networking event

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Mental Health in Scotland – a 10 year vision

The Scottish Government is seeking views on its proposed framework and priorities to transform mental health in Scotland. The new Mental Health Strategy will be published in late 2016. It follows a four-year strategy that ran from 2012 to 2015. The new… Continue Reading Mental Health in Scotland – a 10 year vision

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Child protection courses

Child protection learning and development in the Scottish Borders has changed. Courses have been updated to fit with the national framework and the style and content of the training has been adapted to ensure that role appropriate training is available… Continue Reading Child protection courses

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Drug and alcohol training

Borders Alcohol and Drug Partnership (ADP) is providing training on Understanding Alcohol and Drugs.  It takes place on Tuesday, 4th October and Wednesday, 25th January, from 9.30am-12.30pm on both dates. The sessions will take place in the New Lecture Theatre, Education Centre, Borders General Hospital. The… Continue Reading Drug and alcohol training

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SDS Forum

An SDS Forum has been set up by Encompass and Borders Independent Advocacy Service (BIAS), with the aim of contributing to the future development of Self-directed Support in the Scottish Borders. Members of the Forum are individuals and carers who are using SDS,… Continue Reading SDS Forum

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Apply now for VAF funding

The grant’s focus is on supporting and building the capacity of Scotland’s smallest volunteer-led groups, with an income of less than £25,000 per year. Groups can apply for grants of up to £1,000 for a wide range of costs or… Continue Reading Apply now for VAF funding

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