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Read All About It! Lots of great things are going on with both the people we support, and our colleagues. Below are our latest press releases and news to keep you up-to-date.

  • Cornerstone Celebrates Colleague’s 25th Anniversaries

    30 Aug 2018

    On Monday 27th August 2018, several Cornerstone colleagues enjoyed an afternoon tea at The Marcliffe Hotel Aberdeen, in recognition of their 25th anniversary. They were joined by family, Edel Harris,CEO, patron Dame Anne Begg and chair Malcolm Laing.

  • Are we expecting too much ?

    22 Aug 2018

    There is no getting away from it – things in social care are challenging and it seems they are getting worse . Here, Edel Harris, Cornerstone CEO tells us her views on some of these challenges facing the sector.

  • Who Cares? Transforming Social Care in Scotland

    03 Jul 2018

    Over recent years, with the emphasis on austerity and the resulting public service funding crisis, the social care sector in the UK has become an industry that in many cases has lost focus on the person requiring care and support.

  • How Cornerstone Is Transforming The Social Care Sector In Scotland

    30 Jun 2018

    Here our chief executive Edel Harris blogs about the need for change in social care, and what Cornerstone is doing through it's strategic plan, 'Local Cornerstone'.

  • Cornerstone Welcomes Shona Robison MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Health

    29 Jun 2018

    On June 25th we welcomed Shona Robison MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport to our West Dunbartonshire branch, where she heard about 'Local Cornerstone', and met colleagues and people we support at Moss Cottage, our first local care & support team.

  • Big Lottery Fund investment in Local Cornerstone

    15 Jun 2018

    A six figure investment has been made by the Big Lottery Fund in Local Cornerstone - a new model which aims to transform the way social care is delivered, funded, commissioned and valued in the UK.

  • Cornerstone Connects Stonehaven (CCS) Grand Opening

    09 Apr 2018

    Cornerstone Connects, which provides therapeutic and stimulating daytime activities for people with dementia, disabilities and other complex support needs, relaunched their Gift Corner shop to the new Cornerstone Connects Stonehaven (CCS) hub.

  • RGU Hosted Graduation Ceremony to Honour Influential Women

    01 Mar 2018

    Robert Gordon University (RGU) held a special graduation ceremony honouring influential women to celebrate International Women’s Day (8th March 2018). Edel Harris, Cornerstone CEO collected her honorary degree at the prestigious event.

  • Rescue Dog Thai Leads the Way for Cornerstone

    18 Dec 2017

    A little dog which was rescued from the meat trade in Thailand is now helping disabled people in Stonehaven after becoming a therapet for Cornerstone

  • Cornerstone Charity Appoint new Chair Malcolm Laing

    26 Oct 2017

    On October 25th 2017 Malcolm Laing stepped up as the Chair at our AGM at Aberdeen’s Marcliffe Hotel. He accepted his new role, as Peter Nicholson stood down after five years as Chair for Cornerstone (and after 14 years as a Director of the Board).

  • Leading Scottish Charity Celebrates a Year of Achievement

    25 Oct 2017

    Leading Scottish social care charity Cornerstone has celebrated the outstanding achievements and successes of its staff and the people it supports at an awards ceremony. More than 75 nominations were received for eight categories.