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Opening Times Consultation!

Recently we have been looking at how we can better provide our services to carers and also the well-being and work life balance of our staff.  As a result we would like to propose changes to the Carers Centre opening times.  The proposed changes are: Monday -Thursday 10am – 4pm Friday – 10am – 3pm  …

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CBT Carers Group Therapy

Are you stuck at a difficult place in life, or struggling with stress, anxiety, low mood or depression? Renfrewshire Carers Centre will be running  a new 8 week block of CBT Group Therapy sessions for carers and former carers. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is one type of talking treatment that has been shown to help …

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Time to Live Round 4!

So far we have successfully awarded up to £250 to 29 Carers, we still have funding available to award to Carers in Renfrewshire, to allow them a break of their choice from their caring role. Time To Live funding from Shared Care Scotland and Renfrewshire HSCP is ongoing and we are delighted to now be …

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Lewis joins the team!

  We’re delighted to introduce everyone to Lewis, our newest member of our Adult Support Worker Team!  Lewis has spent the past few weeks out and about meeting with professionals we work with and getting a feel for what goes on in the Carers Centre. Lewis’ post is funded by National Lottery Community Fund and …

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Adult Carer Support Plans

Our Adult Support Workers have been working their socks off to reach as many carers as possible. We are incredibly proud that they have managed to allocate 151 new carers an Adult Support Worker since April 1st.  If you are a carer, you are in entitled to an Adult Carer Support Plan which can help …

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Social Security Experience Panels – Open to new panel members now

  We have been asked to let you know that recruitment to the Scottish Government’s Social Security Experience Panels is now open.   The Scottish Government Experience Panels are 2,400 volunteers who are helping us to build a new social security system for Scotland. Panel members have real experience of the benefits coming to Scotland. …

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