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9th October 2017 by Susan Smith

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Care abuse survivors encouraged to take part in consultation

The deadline for a study on child abuse is approaching

23rd October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Christian charity rejects smacking ban

​Charity believes children should "not be spared the rod"

23rd October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Furore as care charity allows relationships with clients

​Policy crosses the professional/client line say critics

23rd October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Praise for transgender guidance issued by teachers’ union

Guide should support teachers make inclusive decisions

23rd October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Charities warn: deadliest winter is coming for homeless

​Agencies unite to voice stark warning to politicians

23rd October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Walking footballers gear up for “battle of Britain”

Charity match will raise awareness of challenges people with Parkinson's face

20th October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Two thirds of disabled Scots win fit-for-work appeals

​Figures reveal vast majority win appeal leading to calls for flawed scheme to be scrapped

20th October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Urgent action needed to halt suicide on roads

Suicide on highways has huge toll on friends, family and road users

20th October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Show us the money! Social care charities rage at Scottish Government

Charities hit out after Scottish Government announces a major social care pay rise but doesn't say who will pay for it

19th October 2017 by Susan Smith

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Pregnant women to be offered cash to quit smoking

​Studies find cash incentives work

18th October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Charity opens cafe and community hub

Scottish Autism is opening a new facility in Alloa

18th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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DWP accused of deliberately concealing information

​MPs criticise the government department after failing to take part in inquiry

18th October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Self Directed Support failure is leaving people in despair

The Scottish Personal Assistant Employers Network (SPAEN) has said that people are being denied their legal right to choose Self Directed Support

18th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Quarriers to boost mental health of new mums

Social care charity Quarriers is to increase its services to new and expectant mums struggling with mental health issues

18th October 2017 by Susan Smith

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Cash boost to help solve missing people crisis

​Over 100 reports of missing people are received each day in Scotland

18th October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Drop in youngsters admitted to non specialist wards for mental health illnesses

However experts have said more needs to be done to ensure specialist support is available

18th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Care worker recruitment crisis in Scotland

Half of service providers in Scotland face difficulties finding staff, new figures have revealed

17th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Fuel poverty leads to hundreds of winter deaths in Scotland

The Existing Homes Alliance has called on the Scottish Government to take further action to improve the energy efficiency of homes to help save lives

17th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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