The Ripple Effect

by Fi Thomson – Rural Wisdom community worker in Moray I recently had the opportunity to attend the first Ageing Research Network meeting at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen. This was a well attended and interesting day. I was asked to contribute with my experience of the third sector. Initially I explained that I could only…

Community Gardening in Peebles & Innerleithen

We have been working closely with 3 community gardens, Peebles CAN, St Ronan’s Well & The Secret Garden in the Peebles and Innerleithen area of the Borders to make small areas of the gardens more dementia friendly with safer walkways, more stable furniture, high raised beds and clear signage. It is well researched and documented…

Support Choices Event: How Does Highland Perthshire Care?

Support Choices is a project that helps people living in Perth and Kinross get the social care and support that they need. One of the things we have been doing is getting people together to talk about are and share information. On Friday 23 August, the Support Choices team for Highland Perthshire hosted ‘How Does…

So, what’s it like being a Project Worker at Outside the Box?

As Project Worker for the North Team at Outside the Box, I am part of two smaller project teams. The Support Choices team is made up of 3 Community Workers all based in Dunkeld and in the community. With my support, the team help people understand the ins and outs of the Self Directed Support (SDS) process…

We are recruiting!

Project Worker – North TeamMaternity Cover from early September  Part-time: 20 hours each weekAnnual salary: £10,000 (pro rata on £20,000)  Closing date: Noon, Monday 29th July 2019 We are recruiting maternity cover for our Project Worker to support the work we do over several projects: Support Choices in rural parts of Perth and Kinross and Rural…