The Gathering 2015

    Representatives of C-Change Scotland & dates-n-mates attended the two day Gathering event 2015 on the 25th and 26th of February held at Glasgow’s SECC. This event was organised and run by The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) and is Scotland’s largest event for charities, social enterprisers & voluntary organisations. We met so … Continued

Same But Different — Commonwealth Legacy Events

    Our Commonwealth Legacy Celebration Events ‘Same But Different’ took place over two days. These events proved to be hugely successful! We held a day of Commonwealth themed creative workshops on Friday 7th of November at the Pearce Institute in Govan as well as an Evening Celebration Event at the Crowne Plaza hotel by … Continued

The Friendship Event (I’ll Be There) — Aberdeen

    We are very pleased to say that with over 180 people in attendance the ‘I’ll Be There’ Friendship Event on Sunday 26th of October at the Rox Hotel in Aberdeen was a huge success. C-Change Scotland along with dates-n-mates paired up with The Scottish Government, Aberdeen City Council and other local organisations in … Continued

Fancy Dress Fun Run

  We would like to say a big well done to everyone who took part in our Fancy Dress Fun Run event at Pollok Country Park in early August. Despite the rain people walked, wheeled and ran round Pollok Park and then celebrated their achievements at the after party at Bellahouston Ski Club. DJ Bowers … Continued

The Friendship Event

    C-Change & dates-n-mates staff & volunteers attended and worked at The Friendship Event conference at The Arches in Glasgow on Thursday 30th of January. This was a great day of talks, workshops as well as getting to meet new people, exploring the theme of friendship & learning disability. This event was the first … Continued

Scottish Government Learning Disability Strategy Launch

    ‘The Keys To Life’ is the new learning disability strategy in Scotland, following on from, and building on the principles and successes of the previous strategy ‘The same as you?’ launched at the start of the new millennium. This new 10 year strategy was officially launched at Murrayfield stadium in Edinburgh on Thursday … Continued

Art Of Living Lifestyle Show

  Quite a few of us from both C-Change & dates-n-mates attended the ‘Art Of Living LIfestyle Show’ on Tuesday 3rd of April. The ‘Art Of Living Lifestyle Show’ was an opportunity for anyone interested in the health & social care world to come down and pick up some valuable information from various stalls & … Continued

Learning The Lessons from Winterbourne View: Rob Greig – Commissioning Services

  Learning the Lessons from Winterbourne View – explored these and other questions where commissioners, providers, practitioners, people with learning disabilities themselves and their families, discussed how to apply the lessons learnt from this distressing example of abuse. This talk lasts 22 minutes though well worth taking time out to listen.

In-Control Scotland Leadership & Change Programme

The following videos were produced by C-Change on behalf of In-Control Scotland. The videos capture the In-Control ‘Leadership & Change programme’ 2010 – 2011. If you have an interest in ‘Self Directed Support’ then these videos will be of interest to you. The upcoming In-Control ‘Leadership & Change Programme’ commences on Tuesday 22nd of November. … Continued

C-Change 10 Year Celebration – Dragon’s Den

  Dragon’s Den was the 4th event of our 10 Year Celebration and took place in the Pierce Institute in Govan on Wednesday 28th of September. This event was in the style of the popular BBC2 programme “Dragon’s Den”. The aim of this was for the people we work for to have the opportunity to … Continued