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The Branching Out project, delivered by Forestry Commission Scotland, saw almost 100 individuals with series and long-term mental health problems undertake a variety of activities in woodland areas around Glasgow.  Participants included patients from secure units, Alzheimers sufferers and domestic abuse victims and the Forestry Commission worked with organizations including…
Monday, 1 Feb, 2010

My life as a carer

Looking after a relative with Alzheimer’s disease both opened Andrea Gillies’ eyes to the demands of the role and changed her as a person. She describes how she immortalised her experience in ‘Keeper’, winner of the inaugural Wellcome Trust Book Prize. The role of carer - of 'keeper' - of…
A CHILD falls victim to a sexual predator at least once every six hours in Scotland, shocking new figures have revealed. And the number is likely to be far higher than that because most Scots police forces fail to keep records discriminating between child and adult victims of the most…
Attitudes to social work in Scotland improved over the last year according to research carried out for the Association of Directors of Social Work (ADSW). Based on a survey of 1,000 Scottish adults, and carried out by Scottish Opinion, the research shows that more people feel better informed about social…