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Scotland’s population is getting older - and we must prepare for this

Scotland must do more to prepare for a quarter of a million more older people, charities have warned

21st October 2019 by Graham Martin

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Glasgow streets filled with love

Hundreds of care experienced Scots took part in a march to call for those in the system to be shown more compassion

21st October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity partnership to embrace Artificial Intelligence

Parkinson’s UK, the Stroke Association, Muscular Dystrophy UK and the MS Society have joined forces with social enterprise Reason Digital

18th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Care experienced Scots hold rally for love

Hundreds of campaigners will hit the streets of Glasgow this weekend to highlight love is all too often absent from care

18th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Funding pressures fueling stress within voluntary sector

Half of charity leaders admit stress amongst staff is more of an issue now than it was three years ago

18th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity warns against winter deaths complacency

Root cause of deaths need to be addressed

17th October 2019 by Robert Armour

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Young carers’ grant open for applications

16-18 year-olds to get cash support from next week

17th October 2019 by Robert Armour

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Scotland tightens domestic abuse laws

Move will compliment "gold standard" of legislation

17th October 2019 by Robert Armour

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Teenage volunteer wins award from Prime Minister

Maddie Hayes has been a befriending volunteer for three years at the Leonard Cheshire care service in Inverness.

17th October 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Tributes paid to charity co-founder

Charles Jencks, co-founder of Maggie's Cancer Care Centres, died this week aged 80

16th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Pledge to scrap non-residential care charges

Charges for services such as day care, lunch clubs, meals on wheels and monitoring alarms could be cut

16th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Opera star Stands up to Cancer

Monica McGhee is urging Scots to join the fight against cancer after almost losing her voice to the condition

15th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New national health and housing project

ACOSVO and SFHA are bringing a wide-range of partners together to examine some of the major challenges being experienced by people across the country

15th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Activist named one of UK’s most influential disabled people

Dr Hazel McFarlane’s proposals for a vision support service have helped countless people adjust to sight loss.

14th October 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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St Andrew’s First Aid Cadets celebrate 65th anniversary

The programme has trained 10,000 young people since 1954.

14th October 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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SNP members back decriminalisation of drugs

The Scottish Drugs Forum has welcomed the move, which it says would reduce harm.

14th October 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Take part in biggest disabled access survey

Guide has become the TripAdvisor for disabled access

14th October 2019 by Robert Armour

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Life-changing campaign on brink of success

Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland has welcomed the Scottish Government moving towards a rollout of thrombectomy treatment

11th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland finally bans pavement parking

Good news for disabled people

11th October 2019 by Robert Armour

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