Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Earlier today speaking North Ayrshire Carers Strategy Consultation Launch


Big thank you to all involved earlier today at North Ayrshire's consultation launch .once again I feel inspired by the commitment and effort by all involved .I have been to North Ayrshire a few times over the last year and welcome the efforts and pace they are working

thank you

a wee photo below after the event with Cllr Anthea Dickson  Marie Mcwaters
Iona Colvin and councilor Robert Steel

with Tony Fisher

With thanks to North Ayrshire council   for inviting me to speak at their 2013 carer strategy event being held on May 2nd.  The event will be a day of Discussion  on caring with questions and answers session .I have been invited to speak and take some questions on caring for my mum, the life stories I receive and people I have met on my tour .the day of discussion will be fed into the next carer strategy report North Ayrshire council 

Thank you Cllr Anthea Dickson ,Anthea Mroz and  to all involved for the invite and I look forward to a day of learning ,discussion and involvement

On behalf of Councillor Robert Steel, North Ayrshire Council and our partnership agencies we would like to invite you to attend the Draft North Ayrshire Carers Strategy Consultation Launch

This event will give carers the opportunity to meet, share ideas and views with other carers, Council staff and our planning partners.

1.        Programme – Carers Consultation Launch
Welcome & Introduction – Councillor Anthea Dickson
Journey so far and road ahead for NA carers – Iona Colvin
Guest speaker – Marie McWaters - Carer
Introduce guest speaker Tommy Whitelaw – Councillor Anthea Dickson
Tommy Whitelaw
Announce Carers Champion – Councillor Anthea Dickson
Councillor Robert Steel - Carers Champion
Lunch & stalls
2.        Stalls
Provided by
NA Carers Centre – Chris Speedwell/Deborah McKeen
NAC Dementia Services – Kerry Rennie/Gail Kilbane
NAC Dirrans Head Injury – Nicola Rowan/Elaine Black
NHS Young Carers Card – Jacqui Stevenston
NAC Respite – Chris Quinn/Julie Connelly & Alan Meikle (IMPACCT)
NHS – Carolyn Wyper and Advisor (Keep Well – Health Checks for Carers)
NHS – Allan Wilson – Pharmacy Consultant (Medication Management Training for Carers)
NAC – William Brodie – Learning Disabilities
NAC – Brenda Walker – Adult Support & Protection
NAC – Jacqui Rennie & Louise Andrews  - Day Care (OPS)
NHS – Jennifer Reid – ABCD Project for Children
NHS - Morag Kirk - Public Health Promotion

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