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A Highland social worker has been struck off the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) register for sexually assaulting a woman during a visit to her home in June 2015. Appearing at Inverness Sheriff Court, David Macrae of Tain, admitted that he told the victim he wondered how her bra could…
Moves to improve the accessibility of a scheme which gives concerned parents a chance to find out if a sex offender has access to their children have been announced by police. Under the existing scheme, parents, guardians or carers who suspect an individual may have inappropriate contact with a child…
Leading social care provider, Cornerstone, has announced the launch of a new Charitable Foundation to separate its fundraising and social care functions; a vision set out by the organisation’s new business model launched earlier this year. Cornerstone has taken inspiration from international counterparts by separating its donor funded charitable activities…
Visiting and keeping in touch with loved ones who have moved into a care home is a vital part of family life. And now a new resource has been launched to help families overcome some of the barriers that can crop up when a loved-one living with dementia moves into…
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