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Doing it for the love of the job, not for the money.

This summer Betty Rhodick, one of our Relief Support Assistants in Lochgilphead, got the fright of her life when she went to check a lottery ticket th ...
 
 
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Argyll & Bute Overnight Service – because life happens 24-7

We all know that life doesn’t stick to office hours. In Argyll & Bute, we’re doing out bit to ensure that people with support needs ge ...
 
 
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Happy Birthday to our Appropriate Adult Service in Argyll & Bute

In summer 2014, we established our first ever Appropriate Adult Service in Argyll & Bute. As the service celebrates its first birthday, we’r ...
 
 
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Towards a good life, towards an equal life

Guest blog by Mike Harrison, person supported by Midlothian Visiting service.
 
 
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Buurtzorg - rethinking social care?

Guest blog by Paul Marshall, Senior Operations Manager Travelling through to Edinburgh to hear Jos de Blok talk about his successful not for profit ...
 
 
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Volunteer with Us

We have a range of opportunities to volunteer with Carr Gomm. Live in the Edinburgh area? Why not get involved with our Interest Sharing Project. Thi ...
 
 
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What volunteering means to me

In the lead up to Volunteers Week, we caught up with Morag who volunteers in our Inverness based charity shop.  For nearly eleven years, Morag ha ...
 
 
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Be more dog

What our furry friendlies can teach us about mindfulness? We love furry friendlies here at Carr Gomm, but how often do you think about what these ani ...
 
 
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Three Wishes for Social Care

The General Election 2015 is almost upon us. Tomorrow people up and down the country will be going to the polling station to cast their vote and decid ...
 
 
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Why do we laugh?

Last week we shared how powerful laughter can be. It can help reduce levels of stress and is even claimed to help us lose weight. But why do we laugh, ...
 
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