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Carers’ rights, Power of Attorney and Guardianship

Thu 12 September, 2024 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm



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Carers rights, POA & Guardianship (Sept)
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This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh and Midlothian. 

When: Thursday 12 September, 12pm – 1:30pm

About the event: 

Kathleen Taylor from the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland will give a talk on the Commission, mental health laws and your rights as a carer including Power of Attorney and Guardianship. 

Come along to find out how The Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland helps support the rights of people with mental illness, learning difficulties and other conditions.

The Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland is an organisation that helps support the rights of people with mental illness, learning difficulties, autism, dementia, personality disorder and related conditions.

Delivered by: 

Kathleen Taylor, Engagement and Participation Officer at the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland. She has lived experience as a carer and, in her work, has particular responsibility in engaging with families and carers. She hopes to highlight the work of the Commission and hear any concerns you may have about the care of your friend or relative.
She is a parent carer to five children with mental health problems and helps support her sister who has learning difficulties and autism.

Instructions for joining: 

This event will be delivered ONLINE. Details of how to join the event will be sent to you via email once you have registered. Please note, if you do not get an email with Zoom details for the event you have registered for please contact VOCAL on the details below.   

Please note that some events require a minimum number for them to run or may be cancelled near the time of the event, we will contact you if this is the case. 

Booking info: 

If this event is showing as full, please email carertraining@vocal.org.uk or call 0808 196 6666 and we will add you to our waiting list and contact you if a space becomes available. 

Online bookings end 24 hours prior to the event. If you wish to attend and book within this time, please call 0808 196 6666 or email carertraining@vocal.org.uk. 


Thu 12 September, 2024
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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