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Josie Vallely reflects on Creative Scotland's event, Exploring cross sector collaboration.
The shortlist for the 2019 Scottish Social Services Awards has been announced.
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Three things: Support for older people

Evidence summary which looks at the prevention of isolation and loneliness, with a particular focus on what practitioners should bear in mind.
A summary that defines spirituality, the links between person-centred care, dignity and spiritual care and implications for practice.
Briefing that explores how to achieve a good quality of life for older people with high support needs in Scotland.

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Freshly Squeezed podcast

Freshly Squeezed: David Williams, Episode 241
An interview with David Williams, Chief Officer of Glasgow Health and Social Care Partnership.

Duty of Candour, Episode 240
A hosted discussion on the Duty of Candour involving Scottish Social Services Council, CCPS, the Care Inspectorate and…

Driving Miss Daisy, Episode 239
A driving and companion service for anyone who requires transport on a one-off or regular basis.
Freshly Squeezed

Freshly Squeezed: Ben Farrugia, Episode 238
An interview with Ben Farrugia, Director of Social Work Scotland.