Aim 1

A strong voice for people with lived experience of health and social care needs in the Scottish Borders

We support and enable the voice of people with lived experience of adult health and social care needs to co-produce services in the Scottish Borders

Aim 2

A strong third sector supporting health & social care in the Scottish Borders

We support third sector health and social care organisations to develop and work together, raising and progressing common issues as one voice. The third care sector is facilitated to better share resources and best practice. We work in partnership to develop and establish new services where needs are identified.

Aim 3

An effective Borders Care Voice

Borders Care Voice is a robust and sustainable organisation with good governance and engagement from its membership. It is seen as a professional, well respected, and trustworthy organisation.

 Working with the sector

We represent the health and social care third sector, or people with lived experience, on a number of joint health and social care groups including:

  • Integrated Joint Board
  • Strategic Planning Group
  • Self-directed Support (SDS) Working Group
  • Self-directed Support (SDS) Forum
  • Physical Disability Strategy Group
  • Borders Older People’s Planning Partnership
  • Borders Older People’s Forum
  • Public Protection Committee
  • Public Protection Committee Training Delivery Group
  • Public Protection Committee Communications Delivery Group

 Working with individuals

We host working groups that aim to give people with lived experience a voice in the planning and delivery of health and social care services. Guest speakers are invited along to update the groups and consult on new ideas and projects. Find out more about our working groups here.