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  • No Matter What – Perth

    April 23, 2020 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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  • Supporting Family Carers

    August 3, 2020 ENABLE Scotland Blog Jan Savage

    Lockdown has meant different things to many of us, and the lessons about how we live and work will have far reaching consequences for a long time to come. Everyone’s experience of lockdown has been, and will continue to be, different. For those families who have additional caring responsibilities, there…

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  • Shielding Far From Home

    June 19, 2020 CEO blog

    As I write this, we are now officially entering Phase 2 of the Scottish Government’s Routemap out of lockdown. From today, following 12 long weeks, we can now take the tentative steps back towards our loved ones. For many of the people we support who live in their own homes,…

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  • No Matter What – Perthshire

    June 15, 2020 ENABLE Scotland Blog

    Each week throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, we have been focussing on #TalesFromTheFrontline as the country has paid tribute to key workers. We have heard stories of coming together; making creative changes; and providing support #NoMatterWhat We have been telling these stories through the words of our ENABLE Scotland Personal Assistants (PAs) from across…

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  • Living Our Values

    June 12, 2020 ENABLE Scotland Blog

    I had always been very aware of ENABLE Scotland, and had noted the shift in their profile as a modern, vibrant charity in the social care sector over the last couple of years. So I was excited by the opportunity to move into the role of Director of Services and…

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  • A Week of Optimism

    June 5, 2020 CEO blog

    A Week of Optimism This has been our first week since the Scottish Government started the gradual relaxation of lockdown restrictions. The opportunity to get out in the sunshine a little bit more and to see some friends and family outdoors for the first time in many weeks – albeit…

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  • No Matter What – Aberdeen

    June 4, 2020 ENABLE Scotland Blog

    Every Thursday throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, we have been focussing on #TalesFromTheFrontline as the country has paid tribute to key workers. We have heard stories of coming together; making creative changes; and providing support #NoMatterWhat   We have been telling these stories through the words of our ENABLE Scotland Personal…

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  • Lessons from Lockdown

    May 29, 2020 CEO blog

    In this week’s blog, our CEO Theresa Shearer reflects on lessons we’ve learned over nearly 10 weeks of lockdown – and invites everyone to (responsibly!) enjoy the sunshine this weekend… Lessons from lockdown Today, Scotland has officially eased some of its lockdown restrictions and moved into Phase 1 of the…

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  • No Matter What – Tales From the Frontline

    May 28, 2020 ENABLE Scotland Blog

    Every Thursday throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, the country has been joining together to #ClapForCarers. For ten weeks of lockdown, people have come out on their doorsteps, balconies and into their gardens to pay tribute to key workers who have gone above and beyond in these challenging times – key workers like…

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  • No Matter What – North Lanarkshire

    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 Craig Sloan from our North Lanarkshire services are…

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  • Our charitable services and projects celebrate Learning Disability Week 2020

    May 20, 2020 ENABLE Scotland Blog Nicole Forsyth - Delivery Manager (Charitable Services)

    This year, Scottish Learning Disability Week looks very different, with the country still under lockdown restrictions as we continue with the national effort to stay home, protect the NHS and save lives.  Whilst things feel different this year, we are still just as delighted to be celebrating Scottish Learning Disability…

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