Health & Social Care

Awareness campaign adds to open day success

Dan Mushens reflects on a busy spell for Penumbra's alcohol related brain damage (ARBD) services

12th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Let’s improve Scotland’s streets

Penny Morriss explains how simple improvements and better maintenance of streets can make all the difference to people

10th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Brexit: leaving no-one behind

​Tressa Burke on the implications of Brexit for those with disabilities and care services in Scotland

6th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Parliament prorogued amidst Brexit chaos - what happens now?

Craig Wilson looks at the implications of Prime Minister Johnson's prorogation of parliament, and the consequences of no deal for the voluntary sector

30th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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Double standards in education reform?

​Lesley Scott looks at the drive to close the educational attainment gap, and examines if disabled people are being left behind

29th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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Inclusivity in the city

Jan Savage looks at the positive impact of the We Are One Citizen and its potential contribution to inclusivity and equality in Scotland

26th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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The answer to Scotland’s drug crisis lies in its communities

Eddie Nisbet calls for support for social enterprises who are delivering local public health services to exorcise Scotland’s drug-related demons

5th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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You get to know to know the nuts and bolts of people’s lives

Dan Mushens shares his insight into how working closely with service users can lead to a unique understanding of their behaviours

5th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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Caring Activism offers tailored support

Peter Limbrick examines how the approach can help support people in Scotland

29th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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We need to talk about integration

​Ronnie Hill explains the practical application of social care integration

25th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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First aid can prevent tragedy

Jim Dorman calls for obligatory first aid training in light of a recent tragedy

24th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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The importance of good governance for charities

Julie Hamilton analyses the effect a recent case could have on negligence claims against charities

22nd July 2019 by TFN Guest

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Tribalism fails us during drug death crisis

Craig Wilson says that our response to spiraling drug deaths must transcend political tribalism

18th July 2019 by Yasmin Hackett

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We must not fail to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

We will all benefit from sustainability says Dr Hartwig Pautz - but we must work harder to meet targets

8th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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Support on the streets for charity is breath taking

Judith Haw details her experience taking part in one of the more traditional methods of fundraising

4th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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The numbers behind the job

Regular blogger Dan Mushens looks at the many statistics behind working in social care

4th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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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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