Carers Week 2016

6 – 12 June 2016 Carers week is an annual event, which aims to highlight and raise awareness of carers and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities. There ... Continue Reading →

New resources for personal assistants and their employers

New information leaflets to support personal assistants (PAs) and PA employers are now available. We produced them on behalf of the Personal Assistant Self-directed Support (SDS) Workforce ... Continue Reading →

Promoting leadership and working together to achieve better outcomes for carers and young carers

We have linked the Equal Partners in Care (EPiC) framework to the six leadership capabilities to support workers to promote leadership to achieve better outcomes for carers and young ... Continue Reading →

New Equal Partners in Care elearning modules

New elearning modules are now available to support workers from health, social care and other services to work in partnership with carers and young carers. The Equal Partners in Care ... Continue Reading →

SSSC help communities learn with peer support networks

We are working with health and social care partnerships across Scotland to support the learning and development of the workforce as they move towards integrated services. Working with ... Continue Reading →

The SSSC becomes a carer positive employer

On Friday 15 January 2016, the SSSC received a Carer Positive award confirming the value and support it offers employees who are carers and also its commitment to the vital role carers ... Continue Reading →

What are you doing for carers week? Find out what we’re doing

Carers week 2015 is running from 8 to 14 June.  It gives people and organisations the chance to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution ... Continue Reading →

Invitation to submit a competitive written quotation for EPiC evaluation of learning and development activity and resources

In partnership with NHS Education for Scotland (NES), we are seeking to commission an individual or organisation to develop and implement an evaluation which focuses on the impact of ... Continue Reading →

Equal Partners in Care e-learning module

Equal Partners in Care’s (EPiC) e-learning module is now available and covers the knowledge and skills for level 1 of the EPiC core principles: Carer Aware. The module is for ... Continue Reading →

New EPiC resources

The Equal Partners in Care (EPiC) project has recently produced a range of new resources for social services and health workers to raise awareness of carers and young carers. The resources ... Continue Reading →