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Thank you very much for the mention Annette it is great to hear such positive feedback. We have a great team of staff in East Lothian and we too are very grateful for the wonderful work they do and the outcomes being met by network members even during these very testing times. I would like also to thank the network members for their patience during the lock down and for their bravery, they have been very understanding of the situation we have found ourselves in and have readily adapted to the new way in which we have had to offer support.

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Great support from Neighbourhood Networks

By Annette Allan, Community Care Worker, ELHSCP Neighbourhood Network members have been informed that Neighbourhood Networks can now offer Social Distance local walks on a one to one basis. We have, since Phase 2, encouraged East Lothian members who can utilise the two meter social distance spacing without observation to meet up for a social … Continue reading Great support from Neighbourhood Networks

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Crisis funding for people with prepayment meters who are struggling with rising energy costs

From Morag Cockburn, Senior Partnerships Officer, Home Energy Scotland Hello, We recognise that householders may be struggling with their fuel bills at this time, perhaps staying at home more than usual or experiencing reduced incomes – we can help. Our free, impartial energy advice service from Scottish Government is open, with our telephone advisors working … Continue reading Crisis funding for people with prepayment meters who are struggling with rising energy costs

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Connecting generations online. Safely.

From Loreen Pardoe, Support from the Start Generations Working Together is the nationally recognised centre of excellence supporting the development and integration of intergenerational work across Scotland. They have produced a new guide to connecting generations online safely. Some background As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on towns and cities across the UK intensified, … Continue reading Connecting generations online. Safely.

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Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation supports outdoor wellbeing space for staff at East Lothian Community Hospital

Staff at East Lothian Community Hospital now have access to an attractive and comfortable outdoor space thanks to charitable funds received from Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation. Before the new benches and parasols were installed, staff would either stand during breaks or sit on the ground if they wanted to grab some fresh air. Now, … Continue reading Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation supports outdoor wellbeing space for staff at East Lothian Community Hospital

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