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29 Apr 2016 - 12:27

Inverness is unquestionably a place of history, stunning beauty and progress.  A place where people flock to and marvel at in all seasons.

 

11 Apr 2016 - 15:07

“… I didn’t want to be here anymore.  If I told anyone, they said it was just the baby blues, and I would be fine.  But I knew I wasn’t.”

Today [11 April 2016] Belinda Galbraith’s honest and heart wrenching story is featured in the Evening Times.

8 Apr 2016 - 16:22

2016 + Rio De Janeiro = ???

 

Most of us probably associate the equation with the 2016 Olympic Games; for 21 year old musician and student Florence, it signifies a year of firsts.

24 Mar 2016 - 14:34

The Highlands and Western Isles are famous for their spectacular drama. 

For the people living in these regions, the spacious beauty can be a tremendous source of comfort and peace.  It can also be a source of isolation.

21 Mar 2016 - 15:41

Gail is passionate about her job as a Support Worker with Threshold Edinburgh.

 

She is even more passionate about the people who have chosen to come to Threshold Edinburgh for support.

16 Mar 2016 - 10:40

The Bungalow’s Annual Care Inspectorate inspection took place 16th February 2016, this inspection was unannounced.

The inspector looked at four quality standards, Quality of care and support, Quality of environment, Quality of staffing, Quality of management and leadership.

 A top score of six (excellent) for all four quality standards was achieved.

15 Mar 2016 - 12:40

Having promised to visit the CrossReach services in his constituency at the recent Scottish Parliament Reception he sponsored, true to his word, Jim Eadie MSP very recently dropped in on Morlich House and The Elms.

It’s hard to imagine what he thought he might find.

9 Mar 2016 - 16:29

Today [09 March 2016] it was reported the World Health Organisation has raised concerns over the 54% increase in prescribed antidepressants for under 18s in the UK. 

25 Feb 2016 - 17:47

Addressing the lunchtime gathering of MSPs, people receiving support from CrossReach, CrossReach staff and representatives from the Church of Scotland, The Rt Rev Dr Angus Morrison spoke highly of his experience of the Organisation.

24 Feb 2016 - 16:47

Continence

For many of us, the mention of ‘bodily functions’ outside of a care environment will raise a multitude of embarrassed responses…but why?

19 Feb 2016 - 12:40

How do we measure ability?

The list of influences that shape our perceptions of the people we meet is vast and to exhaust it would be almost impossible.

11 Feb 2016 - 16:53

We need to make good on the promise of a revolution in mental health support says Calum Murray

For those of us working to support people dealing with mental health problems, it has been an encouraging start to 2016. 

8 Feb 2016 - 13:37

Peter had worked as a draughtsman since he was 19 years old.  Drawing was a talent he had always enjoyed sharing.

A few years ago Peter was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and he was devastated by this news. On his final visit to the psychiatrist, Peter was given an assessment test, during which he was asked to draw a hexagon. 

2 Feb 2016 - 17:57

Mobile devices…

We use them to connect with friends, interests and the news.  We use them to shop, tell stories to share our passions and so much more…

 

29 Jan 2016 - 12:35

Today [29 January 2016] marks a first for CrossReach – our first Personalisation Ambassador Conference.

8 Jan 2016 - 17:43

We are delighted to join with other professional bodies in partnering the Scottish Social Services Council in producing this new booklet.  It features something of our Dementia learning journey in Promoting Excellence.

"This publication was made possible with support from several organisations.

22 Dec 2015 - 18:18

We are delighted to learn we have received 3 years of core funding to continue supporting our Children and Families.

22 Dec 2015 - 17:50

Staff at Whinnieknowe are all very talented. Our Filipino staff held a Christmas Variety Show this year with singing, dancing and lots and lots of food.

14 Dec 2015 - 11:37

Recovery Volunteer Graduation, 11 December 2015

As the room filled with graduates, family, friends and staff, the bleakness of the weather outside could not dampen the buzz of nervous excitement.  Nor should it have.

It was hard to find words to adequately express the significance of the achievements about to be celebrated by our 8 graduates,

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