Health and social care news
Published on 3 Nov 2017
Midlothian Council has launched a new directory known as the ‘Personal Assistant Scheme’ that aims to bring together those looking for work as a Personal Assistant (PA), with those who would like to use their Direct Payment from Social Work to employ a PA.
Published on 25 Oct 2017
Welcome to the autumn edition of Midlothian's Health & Social Care integration newsletter.
Published on 27 Sep 2017
Midlothian Council is in the top three local authorities for people choosing their own social care support.
Published on 27 Sep 2017
Dalkeith Social Work Centre is to become a central ‘recovery hub’ for mental health and substance misuse services.
Published on 29 Aug 2017
Councillors today, Tuesday 29 August, appointed Councillor Kelly Parry as the new Elected Member Equality Champion.
Published on 10 Aug 2017
Elderly care home residents are forging special bonds with children from a local nursery in an intergenerational project, just like the Channel 4 documentary, Old People’s Home for Four-Year-Olds.
Published on 15 Jun 2017
With her warm smile and helpful demeanour, Yvonne Irvine, 29, is a walking advert for a career as a carer.
Published on 16 Mar 2017
Newbyres Village Care Home in Gorebridge has been rated as 'good' by the independent regulatory body, the Care Inspectorate.
Published on 7 Dec 2016
Midlothian Council and Police Scotland are warning local residents against buying fish from rogue traders, following the arrest of five men in Bonnyrigg yesterday, Tuesday 6th December.
Published on 25 Oct 2016
Welcome to the autumn edition of Midlothian’s Health and Social Care integration newsletter.
Published on 27 Sep 2016
Midlothian Council has made significant progress in preparing for the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry, councillors heard on Tuesday.
Published on 22 Sep 2016
Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnership is launching a campaign to encourage people to get vaccinated against the flu virus.
Published on 21 Mar 2016
The first Syrian refugees have arrived in Midlothian.
Published on 8 Mar 2016
The maximum price per hour to be cared for and supported at home, for residents under 65 years, is going up from £9.80 to £10.28.
Published on 25 Feb 2016
Generous Midlothian residents have already donated 10 tons of winter clothing, school supplies and toiletries for Syrian refugees.
Published on 9 Feb 2016
our Residential Care Service for young people has been rated as ‘very good’ by the independent regulatory body, the Care Inspectorate.
Published on 8 Feb 2016
Donation centres have been opened across Midlothian to collect much needed winter clothing, school supplies and toiletries for Syrian refugees.
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