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  • No Matter What – Dunoon

    Date: April 30, 2020- Category: ENABLE Scotland Blog

    Every Thursday throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, the country is joining together to #ClapForCarers. We are so proud of the ENABLE Scotland Personal Assistants (PAs) who are doing an outstanding job as category 1 keyworkers on the frontline of the national response to this unprecedented challenge, providing the highest quality care and…

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  • Young people making a difference

    Date: April 27, 2020- Category: CEO blog

    Something that has struck me since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic is how so many young people have really stepped up to do their bit to help the national response to this historic challenge. I was chatting to my young mentee, Lucy McKee, about this last week, and in…

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  • No Matter What – Perth

    Date: April 23, 2020- Category: ENABLE Scotland Blog

    Every Thursday throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, the country is joining together to #ClapForCarers. We are so proud of the ENABLE Scotland Personal Assistants (PAs) who are doing an outstanding job on the frontline of the national response to this unprecedented challenge. PAs like Ellie Thompson from our Perth Services are keyworkers…

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  • Mobilising our response

    Date: April 20, 2020- Category: CEO blog

    In an era of social distancing, I do not think I have ever felt more socially connected to our frontline workforce.   Zoom calls with our Personal Assistants (PAs) on the frontline have become a regular fixture in my diary since the lockdown period of the Covid-19 pandemic began, and I…

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  • No Matter What

    Date: April 16, 2020- Category: ENABLE Scotland Blog

    Every Thursday throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, the country is joining together to #ClapForCarers. We are so proud of the ENABLE Scotland Personal Assistants (PAs) who are doing an outstanding job on the frontline of the national response to this unprecedented challenge. PAs like Lynn McGrinder from our North Lanarkshire Services…

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  • Fair pay for our keyworkers

    Date: April 12, 2020- Category: CEO blog

    I had the pleasure of meeting with a number of ENABLE Scotland Personal Assistants (PAs) this week on a zoom call, as is becoming the new normal. One young woman who has started her career in care with us told me that   We have our worries about our own…

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  • Isolation leads to innovation for Scotland’s largest member-led charity.

    Date: April 10, 2020- Category: Press releases

      Less than 1 in 3 people who have a learning disability can name at least one close friend COVID-19 has led to even more social isolation for some of Scotland’s most vulnerable people ENABLE Scotland has responded to this challenge by launching ACE Connect – Scotland’s first online community…

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  • Parity of Esteem

    Date: April 6, 2020- Category: Case Study

    As we start another week of the most complex operating environment any of us have ever experienced, I am pleased to report that ENABLE Scotland continues to work effectively at every level. Critically, our frontline workforce continues to deliver first class care and support to keep people healthy, well and…

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