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A care home for older people in Dundee has been told to make urgent improvements in the care provided to vulnerable residents. The Care Inspectorate has served a formal Improvement Notice on Brae Cottage Residential Home following an inspection which raised serious concerns. The notice lists five areas which require…
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will today highlight efforts being made to help and support young people with mental health issues during a visit to Dundee. William and Kate, who are also known as the Earl and Countess of Strathearn in Scotland, are making their first visit to the…
A pioneering research project is underway in Dundee to help ensure young people at risk of child sexual exploitation are being properly protected. Funded through Comic Relief, the project is being led by the sociologist Dr Jin Nye Na – a Visiting Research Fellow at Abertay University. Child sexual exploitation…
Scotland’s most senior social workers will be able to embark upon a new postgraduate qualification for Chief Social Work Officers from this autumn. The Scottish Social Services Coouncil (SSSC) have worked with universities to develop the qualification and the first cohort of Chief Social Work Officers (CSWO) will begin study…
Scotland’s oldest Children’s charity, Carolina House Trust, celebrates its Bicentenary anniversary in 2015. In order to recognise their fantastic work the charity is holding a black tie dinner dance fundraiser in the Apex Hotel, Dundee on 5th September 2015 and there are few tables still remaining. The founding of the…
A graduate of Abertay University’s Computer Arts degree, Deborah Malcolm, has published a new book which aims to facilitate discussion about depression with children from a young age. Deborah was inspired to create 'Meh', is a wordless picture book about depression, by hearing award-winning novelist Neil Gaiman speak about moving…
A man spent the night in police cells after an error by a member of Dundee City Council’s social work department, the city’s sheriff court has heard. Local newspaper, The Courier, reported that Kevin Delaney was wrongly ruled to have breached his supervised attendance order, despite having attended at the…
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