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Autumn Care Roadshow: Dumfries and Galloway

5th October 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:15 pm

As part of the Scottish Care Autumn Care Roadshow an event will be held for Dumfries and Galloway on Friday 5th October from 10am to 3pm at the Social Work Offices: Lochvale House, Georgetown Road, Dumfries DG1 4DF.

The event will provide an opportunity for members and those interested in joining Scottish Care or those who would simply like to hear about our work, to consider the range of topics facing the care and support of older people across Scotland. We will be covering issues facing the care home, care at house and housing support sector.

There will be an opportunity to meet and hear from the Scottish Care CEO Dr Donald Macaskill and the National Director, Karen Hedge.

As part of the session we are delighted to be able to share the outcomes of a research project conducted by the School of Innovation at the Glasgow School of Art which has been exploring the ‘Future of Care’ for the care at home and housing support sectors in Scotland.

The local programme is:

10.00- 11.30

‘The Future of Care’ – a workshop on the research of the School of Innovation, Glasgow School of Art, focussed on care at home and housing support.

11.30- 11.45


A national perspective and Q and A on issues facing the Care Home, Care at Home and Housing Support sectors – Karen Hedge and Dr Donald Macaskill

The afternoon programme will be:


Workforce workshop – themes to be decided shortly.

You may want to come for the whole session or part of the session.

Each workshop will be highly participative and interactive in nature. Please email Swaran Rakhra, [email protected] if you would like to book a free place(s).


5th October 2018
10:00 am - 3:15 pm


Scottish Care – Swaran Rakhra


Lochvale House
Georgetown Road
Dumfries, DG1 4DF United Kingdom
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