You can hire for free 4 mph mobility scooters at Loch Leven’s Larder, The Boathouse Bistro & Loch Leven Lodges so you can access the path around Loch Leven. Continue reading
Wheelchair Loan Depot at St Andrews Community Hospital
The service is there to provide a short term loan to people who are returning home early from hospital, to enable people to stay at home during an illness or even to assist with mobility whilst on holiday. They also provide temporary help to those waiting for long-term equipment from health or social services. Continue reading
AbilityNet provides free IT support to help older people and people with disabilities to use technology to achieve their goals.
We have a network of friendly volunteers who can help with most major computer systems, laptops, tablet devices and smartphones.
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The Blue Badge scheme is a national scheme for those who have a permanent disability which means they are unable to walk or virtually unable to walk or those who are registered blind. A blue badge is intended to help those who would be unable to visit public buildings, shops and other places unless they can park close to their destination.
The Blue Badge scheme supports people who cannot easily get around by helping them park closer to their destination. Blue Badges are also known as disabled parking permits.
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The Fife Access Panel can be found here: Continue reading
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This is a temporary post three months – March/April 2019 to 30th May/June 2019 (May be extended) Ref: DF/PTCare3
Kirkcaldy and surrounds – Fife
RESPITE CARER OFFICER – To provide respite for Young or Elderly People that are caring for others in their family environment.
Funded by Young Start | Salary: £21,192pa (pro rated £10.14 per hour – Pensions – We will pay the current rate of employers contribution to the statutory pension scheme) – Duration: Until the 30th May/June 2019 (three months) (But may be extended).
There is also some work on a separate Senior Carers Project this is paid at £9 per hour. For both tasks we will pay your Travel expenses but these are subject to our standard travel expenses rules (As described in our guidance note). Hours of work 13.5 hours per week (May be more. This depends on funding and staff absences)
Vetting by Disclosure Scotland
You will be subject to obtaining a satisfactory Protecting Vulnerable Group check (PVG) by disclosure Scotland. If you are a successful candidate you may be required to pay the cost of the disclosure check/s required for your post.
For more information on how to be considered for this role, please send an email with your CV with the names of two referees to firstname.lastname@example.org