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Caring for someone with dementia and your rights

Mon 21 February, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

This four week course is delivered by Age Scotland and VOCAL will inform dementia carers on the rights they have and the support that is available to them. Carers will have the opportunity to meet other carers in a similar position and share experiences.

Duration: 4 weeks (21st February – 14th March)

Who is this online session for?
This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only.

Carers caring for someone with dementia.

Outcomes of this online session

The course will cover the following information:

  • Week 1 – The impact of caring and the right to have rights! (VOCAL)
  • Week 2 – Your rights and the Carers (Scotland) Act (Age Scotland)
  • Week 3 – Your rights and Hospital Admissions and Discharge (Age Scotland)
  • Week 4 – Your rights and Self-Directed Support (Age Scotland)

Delivered by
Aga Newsome, Carer Training Officer at VOCAL and Rachel Davison, Dementia Training Officer Age Scotland.

Online Instructions
This course will be delivered online. Details of how to join the meeting 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 0131 622 6666.

There is a limit on the number of spaces for this event. You will be notified if you need to go on the waiting list for this event. Please note that some events require a minimum number for them to run some may be cancelled near the time of the event, we will contact you if this is the case.


Mon 21 February, 2022
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Carer Training
0131 622 6666


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