Dementia Ambassadors take the lead in dementia practice

September saw the start of a series of exciting learning events for Dementia Ambassadors and Dementia Champions to highlight the positive impact which leadership can have in social ... Continue Reading →

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 →

Four Seasons Health Care promote community connections

It’s been a busy springtime for many of the 140 Dementia Ambassadors working at care homes and specialist dementia units run by Four Seasons Health Care.  One of their first Ambassadors ... Continue Reading →

Mentoring to support practice

The benefits of mentoring for both mentors and those being mentored were highlighted at a series of recent events delivered by the SSSC.  The three events focussed on how mentoring ... Continue Reading →

Coaching and developing frontline leaders

Social service organisations across Scotland are increasingly using coaching and mentoring as a means of supporting professional learning and development.  Anne Tavendale, SSSC Adviser, ... Continue Reading →

Supporting carers as leaders

We recently delivered a joint event focusing on how workers can support carers to be leaders with our colleagues from Equal Partners in Care (EPiC) . It was one of a series of leadership ... Continue Reading →

Exploring collaborative leadership

Workers from across Scotland had the opportunity to reflect on their current and future practice, share experiences and hear leadership success stories at a recent series of leadership ... Continue Reading →

New mentoring and coaching resources to support your professional development

Social service organisations across Scotland are increasingly using coaching and mentoring as a means of supporting professional learning and development, particularly for leadership ... Continue Reading →

Citizen leaders show the way

We hosted a series of citizen leadership events in late 2014, which generated some important top tips and messages. Building relationships, taking time to understand one another, establishing ... 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 →