Showcasing dementia learning in social services

We have published a second Promoting Excellence and its impact on social service settings booklet with support from six social care organisations and the Care Inspectorate. The new ... Continue Reading →

We need your views about supervisory or management qualification requirements

We are considering making changes to the additional supervisory and management qualification requirements for registration for managers and supervisors in adult services. This includes ... Continue Reading →

Dame Anne Begg visits Aberdeen services

SSSC Council Member, Dame Anne Begg tells us about her recent visits to two different services in Aberdeen as part of her SSSC induction. ‘The first visit was to an Inspire run supported ... Continue Reading →

Camphill Scotland staff energised and inspired by social pedagogy

Social pedagogy is an approach to working with people which focuses on relationships.  It is widely used across Europe and there is a small but growing group of organisations working ... Continue Reading →

Caithness Christmas hamper cheer at White Heather Homecare

Mary Campbell was the first recipient this year of Christmas hampers made up and distributed by staff at White Heather Homecare. Mary has always lived locally. Now ninety, she was born ... Continue Reading →

Loretto Care’s Fordneuk Service season of festive fun

The Fordneuk Service provides supported accommodation for up to 42 people who are homeless, have a history of alcohol misuse and who have previously been unable or unwilling to engage ... Continue Reading →

An inclusive Christmas

Churches Action for the Homeless (CATH) is a local charity which supports, encourages and promotes the development and delivery of projects to relieve homelessness and poor housing, ... Continue Reading →

The Voice of Inverclyde

Turning Point Scotland’s Inverclyde service provides supported living, housing support, residential and social opportunities services. They provide support such as social activities, ... Continue Reading →

Community Connectors: open for referrals

Community Connectors is a new service for people over 60 and their carers, designed to improve their links to local services, facilities and activities, by providing them with tailored ... Continue Reading →

New adult support and protection app

Our latest app is now available for all workers whose role includes supporting or caring for adults. It’s designed to be used together with the worker’s own organisation’s ... Continue Reading →