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Voluntary Action South Ayrshire

EDM (Early Day Motion) 449: tabled on 06 May 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 8 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House commends the dedication and outstanding work of Voluntary Action South Ayrshire supported by South Ayrshire Council, South Ayrshire Health and Social Care partnership, and third party voluntary organisations across South Ayrshire; notes that it is evolving to incorporate new volunteers and re-assigned employees within a short timescale; further the notes the setting up of the South Ayrshire Lifeline call centre; recognises the provision of additional key services at short notice including delivery of food parcels, prescriptions; PPE to voluntary carers, provisions of a telephone befriending service connecting with self-isolating and elderly constituents, free hearing aid battery supply, and sensory support for hearing or sight impaired constituents; and finally commends the exemplary support given to local organisations during this unprecedented period.