29 posts from July 2017

New transitions project from Contact a Family Scotland

Published: 27/07/2017

Contact A Family Scotland’s new 2-year project sets out to ensure families of young people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities have what they need to make them confident, informed, active participants in planning and supporting the transition from school into adult life.

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ALLIANCE Briefing: Dementia Carer Voices response to third National Dementia Strategy

Published: 26/07/2017

The third National Dementia Strategy was published on 28 June 2017, coinciding with a range of activity in the Scottish Parliament related to the ALLIANCE’s Dementia Carer Voice programme, including a Member’s Debate on dementia in the name of James Kelly MSP, a parliamentary reception and the launch of our latest report – Dementia Carer Voices – Rights and the Carer Voice.Dementia Carer Voices was represented on the National Strategy Group and welcomes the publication of the strategy.  Below we have detailed a number of our initial views on the strategy. 

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The Children and Young People (Information Sharing)(Scotland) Bill – Call for Evidence

Published: 21/07/2017

The Getting to Know GIRFEC Team at the ALLIANCE will be holding a meeting on Monday 21st August at ALLIANCE Offices to discuss the Children and Young People (Information Sharing) (Scotland) Bill and associated illustrative draft Code of Practice. As you may know, this Bill has been put forward by the Scottish Government in response to last year’s ruling by the Supreme Court on sharing information connected with the Named Person service.

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