Tag: carers

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Best fest for young carers

Glencruitten woods and walled garden is the venue for the North Argyll Young Carers Festival on Tuesday October 12.

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No home care on Coll so go to Mull, 92-year-old told

Islander Colin Kennedy said when a week’s home care was not available for his 92-year-old blind and deaf mother, the only option offered was for him to take her to sheltered flats in Mull – 75 miles away and involving two ferry trips and a night-stop in Oban just to get there.

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Making carers visible and valued

North Argyll Carers Centre (NACC) is calling on supporters to join in Carers Week 2021 efforts to celebrate and recognise the vital contribution of all the unsung heroes across Oban, Lorn and the Isles

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CalMac rewarded for community commitment

The UK’s largest ferry operator has become the first Scottish company to be awarded a Level 2 Social Value Quality Mark with recognition of its CalMac Community Fund. 

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Unpaid carers consultation coming soon

Three out of five people in Scotland will become carers at some time in their lives and over 250,000 people juggle caring responsibilities while holding down a job.  

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Lilies light up in Oban

Carers across our area were invited to pen a message for loved ones on a lily petal before they went on display in the centre’s window in Oban as part of a remembrance festival.