News & Events

Eight Duties of The Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 ...

The Carers (Scotland) Act 2017 introduces new rights for unpaid carers and new duties for local councils and the NHS to provide support to carers.  In early 2018 Connecting Carers are running a series of training workshops and consultation events for carers and those working with carers in Highland.  More information will be available in January 2018.

Carers News Out Now! ...

It's here - the Christmas edition of Carers News.  At this time of year it is fun to look back on some of the events we have hosted over the past months with some great photographs. Not only that, we're all looking forward to 2018 ad the implementation of the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016.  More on this in the new year.
You can read the latest version of Carers News here.

New Carer Drop In for DIngwall ...

Connecting Carers are delighted to be working in partnership with DIngwall Health Centre to provide a drop in facility for unpaid carers locally.
If you are a carer and would like advice on carers rights, care  planning, health and well-being or information on a wide variety of caring related topics, our team will be on hand to help and advise.  No appointment necessary - just come along.
Friday 8th December 2017
9.00 am - 2.30 pm
For more information contact us on 01463 723575 or email

The Scottish Strategy for Autism is being reviewed ...

Save The Date

Tuesday 5th December 2017



This consultation on Tuesday 5th December 2017 will help shape what the new priorities will be from April 2018. 

The consultation will provide:

  • An overview of The Scottish Strategy – now and in the future
  • An opportunity to say what is working well and what needs to improve, so that the Strategy makes a real impact on the quality of life of individuals with autism and their families.

The Future for Young Carers - 2018 and Beyond Conference ...

With less than a month to go we are all getting exciting about our conference 'The Future for Young Carers - 2018 and Beyond.  The conference is for anyone working in education or with young people in Highland.

We've lined up some great, informative and entertaining speakers and the event is completely free.  To book your ticket visit our EventBrite page.
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