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  • Parity of Esteem

    April 6, 2020 Case Study Theresa Shearer - Group CEO

    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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  • Stepping Up Live

    March 30, 2020 ENABLE Works news Jamie Rutherford - Director of Employment

    As we enter the end of the first week with schools across Scotland closed as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, I’m acutely aware that parents and young people will be concerned about what this means for the rest of their school year. We still don’t know whether schools will…

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  • Update from Group CEO

    March 24, 2020 CEO blog Theresa Shearer

    Thank you all for working with us as we have responded to these challenging circumstances together over the past few days and weeks. As a country, we now move into a phase of restriction of movement unlike anything any of us have experienced before. In light of last night’s announcement…

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  • Update from Group CEO Theresa Shearer

    March 20, 2020 CEO blog

    Good morning everyone, As you may have seen, all staff working in social care services and charities – including all of us – have been defined by the UK Government as key workers.  I am proud that our workforce is recognised and included in the core infrastructure services required to…

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  • A statement from Group CEO Theresa Shearer

    March 19, 2020 CEO blog

    The past week has presented a set of circumstances that many of us have never experienced before in our professional or personal lives.  The COVID-19 pandemic poses challenges for charities that are completely unprecedented.  As ever, the resilience of colleagues across ENABLE Scotland and the Piper Group and their complete…

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  • COVID-19 Update

    March 16, 2020 ENABLE Scotland Blog

    In line with UK and Scottish Government guidance issued at 17.00 hrs on Monday 16th March 2020, ENABLE Scotland and the Piper Group will now enact our current and updated home working policy, which many of our staff have already been testing, across all our workforce. We will work over…

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  • ENABLE Scotland and Piper Group CEO recognised for outstanding contribution to the charity sector

    March 9, 2020 Press releases

    ENABLE Scotland and Piper Group CEO Theresa Shearer has been awarded the 2020 STELAR Award from the University of Strathclyde in recognition of her outstanding achievements in the charity sector in Scotland, the UK, and in Europe. Established by the University’s Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Jim McDonald, The Strathclyde…

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  • Breaking Barriers wins national award

    March 3, 2020 Case Study

    An ENABLE Scotland-led programme, aimed at broadening higher education opportunities for people with learning disabilities, has won another Scotland-wide award. The Breaking Barriers initiative, which helps young people with a learning disability gain university qualifications and work experience for the first time in the UK, was named winner in the…

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  • ENABLE Scotland members take In Safe Hands to Holyrood

    March 3, 2020 Campaigning news

    Continuing the success of the In Safe Hands campaign to end the inappropriate use of seclusion and restraint in Scotland’s schools, ENABLE Scotland members took the campaign to the Scottish Parliament (Tuesday 25th February) where it was the subject of a member’s business debate led by Jackie Baillie MSP. In…

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  • Scottish Government takes action to keep children In Safe Hands

    December 16, 2019 Press releases Jan Savage - Executive Director of Campaigns and External Affairs

    Deputy First Minister accepts recommendations of ENABLE Scotland campaign to protect children from restraint and seclusion in Scottish schools. One of Scotland’s leading charities, together with parents and children, has today welcomed the announcement that the Scottish Government has agreed to develop and issue new, stronger guidance on the use…

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