Cream of Scottish musicians donate to auction in support of our Sue Ryder Dee View Court Capital Appeal
Scottish musicians Bobby Gillespie, Calvin Harris, Simple Minds, Annie Lennox, Sharleen Spiteri and DJ and producer Graeme Park have all donated auction prizes to fund the expansion of our Sue Ryder Dee View Court Neurological Care Centre in Aberdeen.
To round off National Volunteers’ Week, we want to celebrate the furry, four-legged volunteers who work so hard to brighten the days of our patients, residents and families – not forgetting their humans!
Pets can be a great support during illness and beyond – as volunteer Barry discovered when, following his wife Sarita’s death, he signed up their puppy Bella to become a certified Pets as Therapy dog.
The Three Peaks challenge is a formidable one, and here Jacob talks tackling the hills to raise vital funds for our Dee View Court Capital Appeal.
We're proud to announce that our Aberdeen-based neurological care centre service has been awarded the highest grade by the Care Inspectorate for the third year running.
At the end of last year, the Scottish Government produced the country’s first national action plan on neurological conditions. But, now it’s been created, next comes the most crucial step: its delivery. Sue Ryder's Policy and Public Affairs Manager for Scotland Elinor Jayne, who helped shape the plan, reports.
Today the Scottish Government’s Minister for Public Health, Joe Fitzpatrick MSP, visited Sue Ryder Dee View Court to see for himself the expert neurological care that is provided in the centre for people with a range of neurological conditions.
Following a successful pilot with residents at Sue Ryder Dee View Court, we are now rolling out the use of virtual reality as a form of mood-boosting therapy across all of our neurological care centres.
We launched our appeal to extend facilities at our Dee View Court neurological centre at the beginning of June 2017 with a stunning photography exhibition entitled 'Don’t Write Me Off', which showcases the real-life stories of people living with neurological conditions. Let’s meet four of them.