Help us to celebrate Carers Week 2023


We are delighted to extend an invitation to the whole of Scotland to help us celebrate Carers Week 2023.

This year we have partnered with Pushing Up The Daises, Caledonia Funeral Aid and Social Security Scotland to host sessions which aim to shine a light on how people can attend to their own well-being following the death of a significant person, especially one they may have cared for. During the event we will be discussing:

  • ideas for helping you to start your grieving process in a way that best serves you and the people around you,
  • the pros and cons of being actively involved yourself with arrangements for burial or cremation and also perhaps the person’s body,
  • practical information about the Funeral Support Payment which help people with certain benefits and tax credits to pay for a funeral,
  • the laws around death and funerals, and
  • why your choices are really important to help your grieving and for your long term well-being. 

These sessions are suitable for everyone, so whether you are a carer yourself, work with carers, families and patients, or are just interested to learn a little more about this subject, please do join us for what is sure to be a very interesting event.

We will be running this session twice, both online via Microsoft Teams.

Monday 5th June 6.30-7.45pm
Friday 9th June 10.30-11.45am

You can click on your preferred date to reserve a place.

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde are also running a few other sessions, which again we’d be delighted for anyone and everyone to join.

Firstly, we are hosting an online session called “Preparing for Hospital – what you need to know” on Tuesday 6th June 1.30-2.30pm. We know that many people don’t want to think about a possible hospital admission for someone they care about, however this event aims to provide people with the tools and information which could make an event like this much less stressful. Again, it is open to both the public and professionals and has been very well received when we have run it previously.

The second event is an online engagement session on Wednesday 7th June 1.30-3.00pm. During this event we want to hear from staff, carers and members of the public about the development of a new hospital checklist based on the information provided in our “Preparing for Hospital” session. You do not need to have attended the first session to come along to the engagement workshop.

And if that wasn’t enough, the ACP Programme is also delivering two lunchtime webinars in celebration of What Matters To You Day 2023 (6th June 2023). On Monday 5th June 1.15-2.00pm we will be discussing how we can understand and support unpaid carers, and then on Thursday 8th June 12.30-1.15pm we will be discussing our favourite topic – Anticipatory Care Planning. For more information and to register please visit the What Matters To You Day 2023 pages and join us if you can!

We want as many people as possible to have the opportunity to attend our events so please share this information with your own networks, colleagues, friends and family.

For more information on all our events please visit our events pages. If you have any questions you can contact us at

We look forward to seeing some of you at our events!

Many thanks,

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