Health & Social Care

Why should you apply for the Social Enterprise Awards Scotland?

Duncan Thorp says awards and an opportunity for everyone

11th June 2019 by TFN Guest

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Young people can create positive change

Amal Azzudin examines how young people in Scotland are taking action to make the world a better place

6th June 2019 by TFN Guest

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Technology can have real benefits

Dan Mushens examines the benefits of using assistive technology to support those with alcohol related brain damage

6th June 2019 by TFN Guest

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New research aims to improve Self-directed Support for all

Ian Welsh on a powerful new body of data about the implementation of social care in Scotland

28th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Supporting residents in social housing to walk and cycle

Kath Brough encourages social housing providers to apply for a fund that will support walking and cycling

27th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Third sector cannot go on plugging gaps in public services

Sheghley Ogilvie says a UN expert’s scathing summary of poverty in the UK should act as a wake-up call for those in power

23rd May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Brexit presents a profound threat to those we help

Neil Henery examines why we must celebrate the vital contribution to Scottish life made by European citizens

20th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Society’s debt to our legion of carers

Karen Martin says valuing those who care makes economic and moral sense

14th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Being flexible can help reduce harm

Dan Mushens looks at how a harm reduction approach can help those receiving care

2nd May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Breaking down barriers in sport for women

Lauren Pluss looks at the work going on to help women in Scotland to participate in sport

4th April 2019 by TFN Guest

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What a difference 14 years makes

Maureen Mallon reflects on her return to the third sector as new chief executive of OSCR

3rd April 2019 by TFN Guest

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Open-mindedness and the recovery journey

Dan Mushens examines whether those needing support are open-minded to change

2nd April 2019 by TFN Guest

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The hard work starts here

Dan Mushens reflects on his five years working at Penumbra and a recent excellent grade for his service

21st March 2019 by TFN Guest

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Devolved benefits delays will impact disabled Scots

Jeremy Balfour MSP says the Scottish Government had a chance to take control of the benefits system - and blew it

15th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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I drank so much I had to learn how to walk again

Glaswegian, George Robb talks to Dan Mushens about working in a prison, developing PTSD as a result of what he saw, and the effects of alcoholism

14th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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Zero-hours contracts and unpredictable work patterns - the reality of working in social care

Henry Simmons on why Scotland's social care system is not delivering fair work for staff and what should be done to change that

12th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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The MoonWalk gives me confidence to talk about my cancer

Christine McLaughlin is urging other women to make a pledge to fundraise to mark International Women’s Day

7th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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The needs of the care experienced are universal

Dr Rachel Happer on why the needs of those who have experienced care are universal

22nd February 2019 by TFN Guest

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