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Children with Autism

Children who have Autism can be supported and assisted when travelling through Glasgow Airport?

You can take your child on an airport tour (90 minutes). See the check in areas, the security area and also the boarding gates.

On the day of their flight the Airport staff assist the passengers to check in and then through priority security.

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CARERS LEGISLATION

** CARERS LEGISLATION **

The Social Security (Scotland) Bill was introduced to the Scottish Parliament on the 21st of June 2017. The Social Security Committee in the Scottish Parliament are accepting written submissions of evidence on this Bill until the 23rd of August.

The National Carer Organisations have developed a briefing paper outlining the main points of the Bill. You can download a copy .....

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We will be submitting evidence on behalf of carers and have developed an online survey where you can respond to the key questions here https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/MHHMS5C

You also have the chance to hear more about the Bill and provide your views at the next meeting of the Coalition of Carers in Scotland, in Perth on the 30th of August. You can find out more and book a free place, by following this link https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cocis-meeting-august-2017-tickets-35694730901?utm_term=eventurl_text

UK City of Culture

Paisley have been shortlisted for the next stage of the UK City of Culture Competition.

We are the only Scottish place shortlisted and this is fantastic recognition for our journey so far.

Carers Week 2017

Thank you to everyone who came along to Carers Week.  We kicked off the week with our AGM and would like to thank all the speakers, Lynn Williams, Carer and Board Member, Councillor Iain Nicolson, Leader of Renfrewshire Council, Meg Wright, Director of Carers Trust Scotland and Jim Carruth, Scotland’s Leading Rural Poet.

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Renfrewshire Carers Centre Care at Home Service

We are now recruting for Care at Home Sessional Workers.

If you feel you would be the right person for this job, head over to our Vacancies page and have a look over the Care at Home role, fill out the personal statement and email it over.

Funding Update

Renfrewshire Carers Centre Volunteer Project has been awarded £29,874 from Children in Need over the next three years to support 32 young people/children who have Attention Deflict Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

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NCO Briefing Complaints Procedure April 2017

Following a Scottish Government review of social work complaints, the complaints system changed on the 1st April 2017.

The National Carer Organisations have produced a briefing paper which explains what the changes are and how you can go about making a complaint about a social work service, you can download this here.

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