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Carer’s Rights, Power of Attorney and Guardianship

Thu 21 March, 2024 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm



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This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only.

When: Thursday 21 March, 12pm – 1pm

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, leaning difficulties, autism, dementia, personality disorder and related conditions.

Delivered by:

Kathleen Taylor, Engagement and Participation Officer and Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland.

Kathleen has lived experience as a carer at the Commission and 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 the event:

This event will be delivered ONLINE. Details of how to join the event will be sent 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.

There is a limit on the number of spaces for this event. You will be notified if there is a waiting list for this event. 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.


Thu 21 March, 2024
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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