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24 Oct 2011 - 14:57

Gaberston House  in Clackmannanshire won the Specialist Care Home of the year and Kirsteen Tillman from Cameron House in Inverness reached the finals in the Carer of the Year category of the Scottish care Awards! 

11 Oct 2011 - 11:38

Our Ballikinrain School launched the 'Include Me In' Service on 12 September 2001.  The Vision was driven by the belief that all children's services, including those provided through Residential Schools like Ballikinrain and CrossReach's Geilsland, should be:

8 Sep 2011 - 08:44

On 8th September 2011 ‘The Haven’ at Balshagrey Parish Church will close it’s doors for the last time to service users.

6 Sep 2011 - 16:37
The exciting launch of the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival took place in the Scottish Storytelling Centre on the 01 September and this year was hosted by NHS Lothian.

The festival will run from 01 - 24 October 2011 in various venues across the length and breadth of the country and will feature and mix of film, theatre, music, dance, comedy, literature and visual arts.

5 Aug 2011 - 10:06

We are delighted to announce Eskmills has joined with the many other CrossReach services in achieving the Customer Service Excellence award.  A presentation made yesterday (04 August 2011) at a special event in the Quay (Musselburgh) was preceded by a "wonderful service" (Kenny MacAskill MSP) in St Andrews Church of Scotland.  Service Manager Graham Stewart accepted the award from CSE senior assessor Robert Sullivan and Graham praised his staff for their

29 Jul 2011 - 10:38
Do you want to feel part of your Community?

Do you need a Short Break?

Do you have Epilepsy or Autism?

Are you interested in keeping active?

Do you want Support in Your Home?

Threshold Glasgow would like to help you!

Our Day Opportunities offer support every day (even weekends).  You can take part in lots of different activities, including computer/IT, crafts and bocchia.  Why not take a look at our Activities Brochure (link below)?

25 Jul 2011 - 18:58

CrossReach have places for long term residential care and Short breaks at Belmont Castle in Meigle, Perthshire.  To take a virtual tour of the castle and find out more visit http://www.belmontcastle.com/

We have a passionate and experienced team, some who have spent all their working life at Belmont Castle. We think of them more as our ‘family’, and they create a special, unique atmosphere. We feel this matches the special, unique building that is Belmont Castle.

4 Jul 2011 - 12:44

 

Did You Know...

1 in 10 New Fathers are Affected by

Postnatal Depression?

 
David, a dad who has benefited from CrossReach's Postnatal Depression Services, Lothian said in an interview, featured in the Edinburgh Evening News 04 July 2011:
 
"I did a good job of acting, but I felt like a criminal"

28 Jun 2011 - 17:21

Congratulations!

After wading through all the entries, a winner has finally been found for the 2011 competition.  13 year old Hannah Vullinghs from Peterculter Parish Church was successful in wooing the judges with her endearing Rudolph design (pun not intended!).

Thanks to the many people (young and not so young) who entered the competition - the judges thoroughly enjoyed looking through the designs and hope you will enter our next competition which will be underway in the Autumn.

21 Jun 2011 - 15:02

 An excerpt from Annual Review 2010...

 
"CrossReach Learning Disabilities provide Community Support, Supported Living options, an Open Door Autism Service, Residential care, Short Breaks and an Epilepsy specialism.
 

14 Jun 2011 - 09:15

Some excerpts taken from feedback from the Chair of SAIA - Edwina Grant on a seminar addressed by Dr Bruce Perry:

Did you know brains are social – thriving on positive relationships, shared meaning and reciprocity?

2 Jun 2011 - 17:25

We are delighted to recognise and celebrate staff achievements. 

 
On June 01 2011, our Annual Service of Celebration acknowledged the dedication of 128 staff who have gained qualifications over the past year. These qualifications included Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) levels 2, 3 and 4 in Health and Social Care, COSCA Certificates in Supervision, European Computer Driving License, HNC in Social Care and many others. 
 

20 May 2011 - 01:19

Threshold Glasgow aim to work with you to plan, manage and direct your own support according to how YOU want to live YOUR life.

12 May 2011 - 10:17

Visit the CrossReach Area

Roll Away the Stone - Sunday 22 May 1.15 pm - 4.30 pm

(Find us by the fountain!!)

We are delighted to be participating in this huge event and we look forward to showcasing an informative and interactive 'rolling' programme, presented by some of our services.  This programme will feature:

11 May 2011 - 10:40

Thank You To Everyone Who Took Part!

On Sunday 8th May 12 ladies ran the Glasgow Women's 10k for Glasgow Bluebell PND service. It was one runner's birthday, one was ill, one had an injury but all crossed the finishing line!  In true Scottish style, they encountered sun, rain and wind!
 

4 May 2011 - 10:35

Glasgow Women's 10k

 

Thanks to all the women (there are too many to name) who are in training for the Glasgow Women's 10k on Sunday the 8th of May.  They are raising money for our Bluebell Campaign which helps provide funds for our Postnatal Depression Services.

30 Mar 2011 - 14:22

Bellfield has applied for external accreditation through the Customer Service Excellence Award, this involves providing evidence to cover 5 differnet criteria.  These include Customer insight, The Culture of the Organisation, Information and Access, Delivery standards, Timeliness and Quality of Service.  The Service will be inspected on 5th May 2011 to ensure that all these criteria are being met.

The results will be posted in due course.

28 Mar 2011 - 09:18

 

CrossReach's Sunflower Garden, in partnership with Edinburgh World Heritage, Edinburgh City Libraries and writer Mike Nicholson, created the book which will be launched on:

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