GUEST BLOG FROM SHARED CARE SCOTLAND

With an estimated 750,000 unpaid carers in Scotland, the value of the role they fulfil not just to those they care for, but more broadly in Scotland, cannot be underestimated. Anyone can become a carer at any time, and at any age – from a young child to the very...

SILO BUSTING, LIKE GHOST BUSTING BUT LESS MESSY

As people working in social services, we spend much of our lives honing our particular professional skills. And rightly so. But this can lead to a tendency to protect a particular discipline – to draw a line around our particular specialism and defend it from...

GUEST BLOG FROM ANNA FOWLIE, CHIEF EXECUTIVE AT SSSC

It was with a heavy heart that I said goodbye to the Care Accolades a couple of years ago, so I’m really pleased to see the phoenix of the Scottish Social Services Awards emerge. As the lead for the Workforce strand of the Vision and Strategy, I’m...