Items Tagged ‘Volunteer’

Volunteers needed for MS charity (News Item)

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MS Society Scotland want 12 enthusiastic volunteers to join groups concentrating on online support and the other focussing on support for people who are newly diagnosed. Read more to find out about what is involved.

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Scottish Parliament hears of ‘critical’ self management projects (News Item)

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On 29 October 2015 MSPs in Scottish Parliament debated a motion by Joan McAlpine MSP on volunteering and self management. This blog provides a full summary of the debate.

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Volunteering can be a health generating activity (News Item)

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Read about the Volunteering and Self Management Event held by the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland during Self Management Week 2015. Attendees heard from Helen Harper, Research and Development Manager at Volunteer Scotland, project leads for InS:PIRE, at Glasgow Royal Infirmary’s Intensive Care Unit and Karen from RAMH sharing details of their volunteer peer support project.

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Exploring Volunteering – Good for Self Management? (News Item)

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Catherine Eadie shares her experiences of volunteering and why she does it. Including a new volunteering opportunity from Work4ME: “Exploring Volunteering – a journey of exploration for those living with long term conditions.” Catherine believes volunteering can help if you have a long term health condition. Read more to find out why.

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Hands on Health Self Management Programme Evaluation (News Item)

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In September 2014, I visited the Moira Anderson Foundation to learn about their Hands on Health Self Management Programme. Hands on Health aims to enable people to manage their long term health conditions, cope with everyday life and make positive life choices. Read about the evaluation of this programme after two cohorts.

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“Self management – my journey so far” Chris Myles (News Item)

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I started my own self management journey back in October 2005 with a diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes. At that point I had no idea where this life changing opportunity would take me but I felt a strong desire to give something back, a trait which is still strong to this day.

Read about Chris Myles’ self management journey.

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Man, Dog, Stroke: Eric Sinclair’s “Literary Self Management” (News Item)

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Self Management Network Scotland member, Eric Sinclair, who also volunteers with the Stroke Association in Scotland, has written a book to share his experiences following a stroke with fellow survivors and with professionals. Read about Eric and his whippet Hamish and their self management journey.

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Community Eye Health Volunteer with RNIB Scotland (News Item)

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Do you live in Glasgow and are interested in health and wellbeing issues? Would you like to offer valuable one to one practical support to people of Black African origin with sight loss? We need you to support people to develop confidence and independence while managing a long term eye condition. Read more to find out how you can help.

Community Eye Health Volunteer with RNIB Scotland: Read more >

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