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Quarriers (360G-SCVO-a0g0N00002FvcntQAB)

To enable FWWs to provide the most appropriate support for Adult Carers and Young Carers, developing enhanced assessment and interview skills is essential, and contributes to identification of individual carer outcomes through the ACSP and YCS process. We are seeking funding to increase capacity within the staff teams across Aberdeenshire and Moray in relation to: • understanding and creatively supporting identification, recording and achievement of personal outcomes • having appropriate knowledge of a range of assessment and interview techniques to support carers to understand and acknowledge the challenges they face and the steps possible to overcoming them • having the practical skills to motivate, encourage and empower carers to take ownership and make progress The training will enable staff to; • more effectively support those carers who don't recognise their caring role or its impact on them to explore their circumstances and identify areas where change and improvement could be made • support carers to complete more detailed and focused ACSPs and YCS, leading to improved outcomes recording and monitoring and increased engagement from carers in the process • tailor their approach to individual carers more effectively, through more accurate identification of key issues and areas of concern • more appropriately support and encourage those carers who are unable to see what control and choice they have over their situation, by enabling incremental change through outcomes-based support programme planning Training will include 'Carers Outcomes Star', 'Motivational Interviewing' (MI) and 'Intermediate Motivational Interviewing' (IMI). The training will be provided by Triangle Consulting and the Scottish Drugs Forum and will mainly take place at two locations, in the service offices in Elgin (Moray) and Inverurie (Aberdeenshire). This will allow easy access to training for staff and volunteers in both local authority areas whilst keeping travel costs and staff rota disruption to a minimum. The 'Carer Outcome Star' training will take place over 1 day for 15 FWW in the Elgin office. The 'Motivational Interviewing' training will take place at over two days in Quarriers Elgin (Moray) office for up to 20 FWW and over 2 days for up to 18 FWW in our Inverurie (Aberdeenshire) office. The 'Intermediate Motivational Interview' Training is a 3-day course and will take place in our Inverurie office for 6 senior staff. We have included costs for lunches and refreshments at all the training. Accommodation and travel costs for 3 staff attending the Intermediate Motivational Interviewing over 3 days have been included in the budget.2. Training Evaluation; All FWW and Senior Staff training in Motivational Interviewing, Intermediate Motivational Interviewing and Outcome Star training will initially be evaluated from Training feedback forms which will be administered immediately after the training has taken place. At Quarriers staff supervision reviews take place every 6 weeks. Once staff have been able to use their learned knowledge and skills, this will be evidenced on their training evaluation report. The impact on carers will be measured to via ACSP/YCS completion in terms of improved recording of outcomes. That also forms part of regular staff supervision and caseload monitoring.

£8,943

29 Jul 2019

Recipient Organization

Quarriers (GB-SC-SC001960)

Grant details
Amount Applied For 8943
Amount Awarded 8943
Award Date 2019-07-29
Beneficiary Location: Country Code GB
Beneficiary Location: Country Code GB
Beneficiary Location: Country Code GB
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code S03000018
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code S13003011
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code S14000038
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code Type CCG
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code Type WD
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code Type WPC
Beneficiary Location: Latitude 55.86667
Beneficiary Location: Longitude -4.616306
Data Source https://scvo.scot/funding/carers-act-transformation-support-fund/projects/data.json
From An Open Call? Yes
Funding Org: Charity Number SC003558
Funding Org: City Edinburgh
Funding Org: Country Scotland
Funding Org: County City of Edinburgh
Funding Org: Department Policy
Funding Org: Description The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises.
Funding Org: Location: Latitude 55.959611
Funding Org: Location: Longitude -3.190946
Funding Org: Postal Code EH3 6BB
Funding Org: Street Address Mansfield Traquair, 15 Mansfield Place
Funding Org: Web Address http://scvo.scot
Grant Programme: Code scvo-cats-call-3
Grant Programme: Description The main purpose of this Scottish Government Carers Act Transformation Support (CATS) Fund (as described in the Financial Memorandum to the Carers (Scotland) Bill) was to develop local capacity through improvements to systems or technology etc. rather than delivering direct services or support to carers (which is funded locally).
Grant Programme: Title Carers Act Transformation Support (CATS) Fund - Call 3
Grant Programme: URL https://scvo.scot/funding/carers-act-transformation-support-fund
Last Modified 2019-11-29T14:19:16+00:00
Planned Dates: End Date 2020-03-31
Planned Dates: Last Modified 2019-11-29T14:19:16+00:00
Planned Dates: Start Date 2019-09-02
Recipient Org: Charity Number SC001960
Recipient Org: City Bridge of Weir
Recipient Org: Country Scotland
Recipient Org: County Inverclyde
Recipient Org: Description Quarriers is a registered social care charity which delivers over 110 services within communities across Scotland. We provide personalised care and support primarily to children and adults with disabilities, families, young people in difficult situations, people affected by epilepsy and specialised foster carers. Our mission is to transform the lives of the people we support by enabling them to realise their true potential and have greater independence and inclusion within their communities. Quarriers provides practical care and support for thousands of vulnerable children, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances. Through our diverse range of services across the UK, we help thousands of people to lead happier, more fulfilling lives. By challenging inequality, we give vulnerable people more opportunities and, importantly, we ensure that their voices are heard.
Recipient Org: Location: Country Code GB
Recipient Org: Location: Country Code GB
Recipient Org: Location: Country Code GB
Recipient Org: Location: Geographic Code S03000018
Recipient Org: Location: Geographic Code S13003011
Recipient Org: Location: Geographic Code S14000038
Recipient Org: Location: Geographic Code Type CCG
Recipient Org: Location: Geographic Code Type WD
Recipient Org: Location: Geographic Code Type WPC
Recipient Org: Location: Latitude 55.86667
Recipient Org: Location: Longitude -4.616306
Recipient Org: Postal Code PA11 3SX
Recipient Org: Street Address Head Office, Quarriers Village
Recipient Org: Web Address http://www.quarriers.org.uk
Additional data added by GrantNav
Recipient Region Scotland
Recipient District Inverclyde
Recipient District Geographic Code S12000018
Recipient Ward Inverclyde East Ward
Recipient Ward Geographic Code S13003011