Stuart Devlin: ‘My disability is mistaken for drunkeness’

  Stuart Devlin (person we work for and dates-n-mates member) features in a short video from the BBC about disability discrimination at night venues. This video also contains some scenes from a recent Club LATE night. Stuart has been turned away from venues with door staff saying he is too drunk to get in, even … Continued

Human Rights to be written into Scottish Law

  A comprehensive set of human rights are to be written into Scottish law for the first time amid fears that existing protections may be eroded when the UK leaves the EU. Professor Alan Miller, who chaired the advisory group, said internationally recognised human rights “belong to everyone in Scotland and must be put into … Continued

International Human Rights Day 2018

    Today is International Human Rights Day 2018. Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10th December – the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Today marks the 70th Anniversary of this declaration. Seventy years later, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is just … Continued

Being Human Conference, Glasgow 2018 – Summary Document

  We have produced a summary document of our Glasgow Being Human 2018 Conference & Book Launch, we held at the end of August this year. This was titled Being Human: Human Rights and Social Care Putting Rights into Practice. This document includes a brief summary of the conference itself as well as feedback given … Continued

C-Change Scotland Annual Report 2017/18

  We are very pleased to reveal our Annual Report for the period April 2017 to end of March 2018. Our Annual Report for this year is titled Being Human = Human Being. The title takes inspiration from two Human Rights and Self-Directed Support conferences entitled Being Human that we held during this period. The work of … Continued

Challenging Social Care Decisions in Scotland: A Legal Guide

  The aim of this guide is to help explain when decisions made about social care can be challenged using the law; and how to go about doing it. The guide attempts to answer the simple questions: “is there a legal duty to provide social care; and is there a legal route for service users … Continued

Being Human, Glasgow 2018 Conference – Thank you!

  We would like to thank all our speakers, panellists and delegates who attended our Glasgow Being Human 2018, Human Rights and Social Care: Putting Rights into Practice conference on Tuesday 28th of August, who collectively made it such a great afternoon. There was a wealth of insight from our speakers and panellists on the … Continued

Why We Are Talking About Human Rights & Social Care

  Being Human, But Why? By Dr Sam Smith (CEO, C-Change Scotland) Tuesday 28th August 2018, marks the fourth in a series of Being Human conferences hosted by the organisation I work for, C-Change Scotland. The organisation works with disabled people with additional support needs assisting them to live their good life. So why has … Continued

Being Human Conference, Glasgow – August 2018

  We are delighted to announce the latest in our series of Being Human conferences titled Human Rights and Social Care: Putting Rights Into Practice This will take place at the Scottish Universities Insight Institute in Glasgow on Tuesday 28th August 2018. This event will also include the launch of C-Change Scotland CEO Dr Sam … Continued

Save The Date: Being Human Conference – August 2018

Title: Being Human 4: Putting Rights Into Practice When: Tuesday 28th of August 2018 Location: Strathclyde University Contact: events@c-change.org.uk  Click here to find out about our last Being Human conference held in Aberdeen, May 2018