Next week it’s Carers Week 2020 and Carers of East Lothian are making sure that carers can celebrate even if we all still have to be apart. More info & bookings at www.eastlothian.gov.uk/carersweek2020
Eskgreen staff and residents are being showcased tonight on STV’s News at Six, in a compilation about life in care homes. The piece will feature an interview with our very own Clair Anderson, Manager at Eskgreen.
Remember to tune in at towards the end of the programme (if you haven’t been glued to it throughout already!)
I am delighted to be working as Clinical Nurse Manager in Primary Care, I am based at CWIC in Musselburgh. I will be working with clinical staff in primary care and ELHSCP to develop the CWIC and CTAC services. There are lots of challenges ahead due to COVID-19 restrictions but the teams are keen to get back to delivering care to meet the community needs and we are in the process of getting services restarted.
I have previously worked in NHS Borders, HIS and NHS Grampian.
My most recent post was in NHS Lothian as District Nurse Team Manager for the SE Locality in Edinburgh. My clinical background is district nursing but I have an interest in QI – I completed the Scottish Patient Safety Fellowship in 2014.
I worked for two years at Healthcare Improvement Scotland within the Ihub focusing on national frailty and falls programmes.
I love to run with my chocolate lab Bonnie and have been training for the Edinburgh half marathon (if it ever happens!) I love to spend time travelling, outdoors and with family and friends so have found life in lockdown difficult! On the plus side my IT skills have improved with ZOOM and MS Teams.
As #VolunteersWeek 2020 gets underway, Council Leader Willie Innes is thanking the many individuals and groups from around East Lothian who make such a valuable volunteering contribution, in a wide variety of ways http://orlo.uk/vjD4z
For people living with dementia, living at home gives them more independence and also means they can continue to enjoy their own familiar environment. The right home environment can help them to stay safe, physically active and also provide prompts to keep them mentally stimulated and in touch with friends and family. Find out more here – https://bit.ly/3cqcRoq
Community Arts Worker Zoe Murdoch from the East Lothian Arts Service has created a group on Facebook called Postcards From Isolation – A Covid Diary.
The Covid Diary Facebook group is an opportunity to document the day-to-day lives of local residents living through these historic and unusual times.
From social distancing to lockdown, Covid 19 has changed the way we all work, shop, play and live our lives. The pictures you put up celebrate the tenacity of the human spirit through the hard, boring, funny and the amazing.
It is a chance to depict the art of living and the creativity that comes from confinement. Put up your art projects, ideas, baking experiments and share your day to day life.
We have a vacancy for a Service Manager, Statutory Services to manage and organise the Justice Social Work Service. The Postholder will be a member of the Health and Social Care Partnership management team
I have had amazing opportunities working in operational roles for Local Authorities over the last 30 years. From the former East Lothian District Council, then East Lothian Council, Midlothian Council, City of Edinburgh Council, Falkirk Council and now I have came back to my routes geographically. This time employed by NHS Lothian.
The last 10 years of my career have been working as a Team Leader and then Manager within joint Health & Social Care Partnerships. I have been able to participate in developing operational services alongside many dedicated colleagues in a collaborative manner.
Outwith work I enjoy all the usual delights of living in East Lothian (even in lockdown) with my family and friends. I also enjoy dabbling with aromatherapy expanding my knowledge on the benefits of essential oils.