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 →

LGBT Age Capacity Building Project launch new resources

The LGBT Age Capacity Building Project has launched a suite of resources to support older people’s services to become more welcoming and inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender ... Continue Reading →

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What’s on at Homelands Trust Paxton Centre

The Homelands Trust – Fife is an independent, Fife-based charity working to improve the quality of life of people affected by disability through the provision of top quality holiday ... Continue Reading →

Is a career in social services a career for you?

A career in social serivices is a career for people who like people. Our new careers booklet A Career in Social Services has just been given a makeover.  This booklet is for people ... Continue Reading →

Are you sitting comfortably?

The Seniors Understanding Sedentary Patterns project is a three year project funded by the Medical Research Council which aims to help practitioners identify people who will become ... Continue Reading →

A new holiday centre for disabled people

  David Paton, Development Coordinator of Homelands Trust – Fife tells us about the new facility for people with disabilities and their carers which will open to the public ... Continue Reading →

Health and social care – get involved in shaping services

A range of local events are being planned over the coming months to get people involved in shaping policy relating to adult services and older people.  Organisations of all sizes ... Continue Reading →
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Worker profile – Quality care and support

In our regular worker profile section we catch up with Glenn Harrold, Care Initiatives Manager at Loretto Care. Glenn Harrold, Initiatives Manager at Loretto Care Tell us about the ... Continue Reading →

Every day is different

Keith Downie, Depute Manager at the Jean Drummond Centre tells us about his role and service within the sector. Keith works alongside the manager and two experienced day centre officers ... Continue Reading →