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10 Aug 2017 - 14:21

‘If I don’t see my family I will lose them, if I lose them what have I got left?’ (Prisoner comment to Lord Michael Farmer).

7 Aug 2017 - 16:22

Our Grey Cakes Campaign has been nominated as one of the finalists in The Scottish Fundraising Awards 2017, hosted by the Institute of Fundraising Scotland.

We are delighted to have been nominated in the category of Best Marketing and Communication Campaign.

4 Aug 2017 - 16:24

The offer of 8 weekly sessions of Movement for Health was hugely appealing to the manager and staff at our Budhmor House residential home in Portree.  The unknown factor was it would be based on a fusion of Bollywood and Scottish Country Dance.

1 Aug 2017 - 17:07

Being a valued and well established part of the Dornoch community, and being great fans of the annual Sutherland Show, the residents of CrossReach’s Oversteps Care Home were delighted to learn of a new competition category:

Food & Crafts, Group Entries

21 Jul 2017 - 17:41

There have been new developments at our Cameron House specialist residential home for people who have dementia, and they are coming along nicely!

 

12 Jul 2017 - 12:45

Garden Party at Whinnieknowe.

29 Jun 2017 - 17:39

We are delighted that resident WWII hero RAF Veteran Duncan Currie has once again found himself featured in the national press – but this time he shared the limelight with the loveable and gentle Megan – Canine Concern Scotland Trust’s 2016 Therapet of the Year.

23 Jun 2017 - 17:09

Congratulations to our Threshold Glasgow service, winners of the 2017 Scottish Social Services Awards category 3 “An Enlightened Approach”, which has recognised their active promotion of the importance of learning and development for everyone in the service.

 

1 Jun 2017 - 16:14

Viv Dickenson expressed her delight that her first formal duty in her role as CEO was to recognise the incredible commitment, diversity and skill of CrossReach’s staff and volunteers.

On opening the service of celebration today [01 June 2017] she conveyed her gratitude for the passion for and pursuit of excellence in the support offered to the people who use CrossReach services.

31 May 2017 - 15:55

We asked Brian Whittle MSP why he has chosen to run 'Roon the Toon' for our Morven Day Services.  This is what he told us:

"One of my first visits as a local MSP was to CrossReach's Morven Day Services, and I've been delighted to make a few more visits since.

31 May 2017 - 13:48

Following the success and enjoyment from the 2015 Strictly Fundraising Evening, The Bungalow presents Strictly 2017 themed, A Night at the Movies. 

The date is set for Friday 3rd November in the Stonehaven Town Hall. We are looking for couples or dance partners with mixed dance abilities to be part of our show.

31 May 2017 - 13:32

Today [31 May 2017], Peter Bailey, CEO of CrossReach and the Secretary of the Social Care Council of the Church of Scotland, retires following 25 years of supporting the people of Scotland through his work with CrossReach.

25 May 2017 - 17:44

Staff and clients were delighted to be graced by a visit from HRH The Princess Royal today [25 May 2017].

 

Simpson House provides counselling for people affected by their own or another person’s drug use.  Sunflower Garden works with children who are affected by drug or alcohol misuse in their families.

22 May 2017 - 10:09

We are delighted to announce the launch of the CrossReach Grey Cake campaign*.

 

1 May 2017 - 16:28

Eurodiaconia is a network of Christian organisations involved in social care across Europe.  It brings together members to share practice and impact social policy. 

Recognising the priority mental health currently has on the political agenda in Scotland as well as CrossReach’s expertise in the field, Eurodiaconia decided to hold its first seminar on mental health in Langside Parish Church, Glasgow.

21 Apr 2017 - 15:55

There was a buzz of excitement in Cumnor Hall (specialist residential dementia service) at the opening of its new old fashioned sweetie shop! 

 

11 Apr 2017 - 12:18

Paul, a confident young man, proudly finishes off the routine maintenance of his Mini Moto bike and equipment – a continual reminder of the sporting community he has found and the purpose he now has in his life.

As a responsible and popular member of the CrossReach Looked After and Supported family, it is almost impossible to remember the angry and confused wee boy he was when we met him at first.

13 Mar 2017 - 14:12

Laura and Joyce met during their baby birthing classes.  Both were excited about the preparations they were making to bring their precious bundles into the world.

 

Laura had chosen to deliver her baby in a birthing pool.  Her pregnancy had been smooth to the point she continued exercising and running for a majority of its duration.

24 Feb 2017 - 15:16

This year Morven Day Services, will be celebrating 25 years of working in East Ayrshire. 

 

There will be various events throughout the year starting with a presentation to the manager Liz Twigg for staff achieving their Customer Service Excellence award.  The presentation will be made by Robert Sullivan on Friday 03 March 2017.

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