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  • Hope rooted in action: a social care spring.
    by donald.macaskill (Blogs Archives - Scottish Care) on March 2, 2024 at 8:23 am

    As I write this Scotland is enduring one of its unique weather days – torrential rain falling from a virtually cloudless blue sky, and no doubt a northerly gale will … Continue reading "Hope rooted in action: a social care spring." The post Hope rooted in action: a social care spring. appeared first on Scottish Care.

  • Dancing for fun and inclusivity
    by Julie Nicholson (Social care) on February 29, 2024 at 3:46 pm

    DanceSyndrome is an award winning dance charity based in Lancashire with a special focus on including everyone, with or without disabilities. Jen Blackwell has Down's syndrome and is the founder of this amazing enterprise. Julie Nicholson, Managing Director of the charity, is proud to share her story.

  • Hospitality instead of hostility:  a social care approach to immigration.
    by donald.macaskill (Blogs Archives - Scottish Care) on February 24, 2024 at 7:57 am

    My late mother had many favourite quotes most of which I have forgotten – so it is good to have a sister to remind me and to continue her voice! … Continue reading "Hospitality instead of hostility:  a social care approach to immigration." The post Hospitality instead of hostility:  a social care approach to immigration. appeared first on Scottish Care.

  • Ambition fuels rewarding social care careers
    by David Wilmott (Social care) on February 20, 2024 at 5:50 pm

    Mental Health Nurses Day takes place this week (Wednesday 21 February), an opportunity to celebrate the unique contribution nurses and support workers make to the care sector. A registered nurse for more than 20 years, David Wilmott has worked across a number of health and care services. He tells his story of a very rewarding career...

  • Ai and social care: towards a human rights approach.
    by donald.macaskill (Blogs Archives - Scottish Care) on February 17, 2024 at 8:11 am

    On the 1st of February 2024, representatives of thirty organisations and individuals working in Adult Social Care met at the University of Oxford to discuss the benefits and risks of … Continue reading "Ai and social care: towards a human rights approach." The post Ai and social care: towards a human rights approach. appeared first on Scottish Care.

  • Celebrating support workers
    by Leanne Flint (Social care) on February 13, 2024 at 2:38 pm

    Support workers are the backbone of health and social care organisations, providing year-round care for service users, patients and residents. Leanne Flint joined Cygnet Healthcare as a support worker in 2008. Here, she writes about the training and personal development which has helped her progress.