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17 Dec, 2014 by Michelle Drumm

Congratulations to the five teams that have been selected to take part in the Relationships Matter JAM. Teams are from: Care Visions, Falkirk Council, Hot Chocolate Trust, Includem and Kibble.

12 Dec, 2014 by Michelle Drumm

If you attended Social Services Expo and Conference 2014, you will have seen 'In Full Voice' social services choir sing their hearts out to a very warm, receptive audience. The choir has come a long way since its initiation over a year ago - it is now a self-sustaining group of singers, which has recently received funding from the Big Lottery to continue. And so the singing goes on! 

On our Creative Quarter, we've created a summary of all the choir action over the past year, which includes feedback from choir members and stories about those who were supported to attend. 

26 Nov, 2014 by Michelle Drumm

Imagining the Future has hit the Herald headlines today in an article published by Stephen Naysmith, Social Affairs Correspondent.

Opening with the line 'It isn't often that I get to combine my role here at the paper with my interest in science-fiction', he offers his views on the four world scenarios, which to him, have a distinct sci-fi feel.

24 Nov, 2014 by Michelle Drumm

We commissioned Scotinform Ltd to conduct a survey of staff in the social services sector in Scotland. We would like to hear from the adult, child and criminal justice sectors and from support staff, practitioners and managers, so please do give us your views. 

21 Nov, 2014 by Michelle Drumm

Social services in Scotland will not exist in 2025, according to a scenario published today at a special launch event at the Scottish Parliament.