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.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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).
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.