How can a coaching approach motivate and inspire others?

Motivating and inspiring others is an effective part of good leadership. How a coaching approach inspires and motivates others was the topic of discussion at two recent events held ... Continue Reading →

A day in the life of a Dementia Ambassador in Shetland

After attending one of our events in Lerwick in 2012, Emily Poleson was inspired to become a Dementia Ambassador.  Emily tells us about her journey, her personal development and ... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Dementia Ambassadors

On 13 March 2015 the SSSC held a national conference to bring together 150 Dementia Ambassadors to celebrate the fantastic work they do.  Dementia Ambassadors are people in social ... Continue Reading →

Vision and Strategy for Social Services launched today

Today, on World Social Work Day, the Scottish Government launched Scotland’s vision and strategy for social services for the next five years. The shared vision and strategy has been ... Continue Reading →

Dementia Ambassadors are a force for change

Scotland’s Dementia Ambassadors are improving the quality of life for those living with dementia, their families and carers and are at the forefront of helping Scotland become a dementia-friendly ... Continue Reading →

Visit a hub of knowledge, innovation and improvement

The Care Inspectorate’s Hub is now a year old and if this is your first time visiting or you use it regularly, this month they’re highlighting the range of resources that can ... Continue Reading →

Promoting Excellence in the Western Isles

Just a week before our visit to Stornoway on 22 January 2015, high winds blew an aircraft off the runway and brought down power lines.  But the stormy weather didn’t deter SSSC ... Continue Reading →

Child care inspection volunteer vacancies

Do you have experience of child care, either as a carer or a parent?  The Care Inspectorate is currently recruiting Inspection Volunteers to work their teams in the inspection of ... 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 →

Common concerns and shared outcomes report published

A joint agreement on workforce development collaboration between the independent and third sectors The Common concerns and shared outcomes event was held jointly by Scottish Care and Coalition ... Continue Reading →