June 2020

Scottish Government Guidance on Face Masks

Date: 23rd June 2020

As you may already be aware the Scottish Government have updated there guidance on the wearing of face masks or coverings. From Monday 22nd June it is compulsory to wear a face mask or covering on all public transport. It has been taken into account that there will be people or circumstance in which the […]

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Research on Mental Health of People with Learning Disabilities

Date: 16th June 2020

Tom Cullimore, a psychology student at Edinburgh University is looking for people with a learning disability to take part in his research project. He would like to hear from people with learning disabilities about their mental health since the beginning of the Coronavirus crisis. His project is about how we deal with feeling stressed or down […]

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Support for Carers Through Family Fund

Date: 9th June 2020

Salena Bagley from Family Fund very kindly joined our Grab a Cuppa zoom session recently to share information about financial support and other services that they provide. You can find out more details about Family Fund and the services and support available from her presentation which can be viewed below.   Family Fund Presentation DSS […]

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Strategic Framework for re-opening schools, early learning and childcare provision

Date: 9th June 2020

The Scottish Government have released a document outlining the strategic framework for re-opening schools in August 2020. This document is lengthy and covers a lot of the different considerations that are being made, so we have highlighted a few key points from it to help you prepare for what the re-opening of schools might look […]

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