Carers Act Learning and Sharing Event

Registration is now open for the Carers Act Learning and Sharing event taking place in Edinburgh on 18 March at Easter Road Stadium.  The event is for those who play a role in commissioning or delivering support under the Act or involving carers in decision making.  Places are free and on a first come first serve basis at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/carers-act-learning-and-sharing-event-tickets-90606152441

Delegates will have a chance to meet with and learn from others in different areas who have responsibility for the Act through both plenary presentations and smaller workshop sessions.

The event has been developed and is supported by the Scottish Government, Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC), NHS Education for Scotland, Healthcare Improvement Scotland, Carers Collaborative, the National Carer Organisations and the Care Inspectorate.

Who should attend?

The event is for those who play a role in commissioning or delivering support under the Act or involving carers in decision making.

Agenda

09:30 – 10:15  Arrival, registration, tea and coffees and networking

10:15 – 10:30  Welcome and housekeeping from Chair

10:30 – 10:40  Key note from Minister

10:40 – 10:50  Address from COSLA

10:50 – 12:00  Plenary: MECOPP (15); Carers play Inverclyde (20); EPIC (15); campaign?

12:00 – 1:15  Stalls, posters and networking then lunch

1:15 – 2:05  Workshop Session 1

2:05 – 2:35  Teas and coffees

2:35 – 3:25  Workshop Session 2

3:30 – 3:45  Close and reflections from chair

A more detailed agenda will be circulated closer to the event for those who have registered.

Please register to attend workshops.