Roy Hunter

5 January, 2017
Healthy Working Lives Gold Award

New Year, new us…

Notice anything… different about us? No? Bottom right-hand corner of the page…? A new bit of bling…? Just before Christmas, Ceartas was awarded the Gold Healthy […]
26 August, 2016
Walk 'n' Roll, March 2016

Older People Should Take a Hike!

It’s nice to be ahead of the curve sometimes. For the past couple of years, Ceartas has been working with Andy Lynch of the East Dunbartonshire […]
20 November, 2015
National Care Standards Review logo

Consultation on new National Care Standards for Scotland

The Care Inspectorate and Healthcare Improvement Scotland are developing new Care Standards, which provide a framework to guide the practice of all care providers: hospitals, GP […]
16 October, 2015
Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland

Good Practice Guide: Working with Independent Advocates

The Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland has just launched three Good Practice Guides, one of which is ‘Working with Independent Advocates’. The Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland […]
14 August, 2015
The Scottish Parliament chamber

Get Onside gets a mention in Parliament!

All the members of the Shine Partnership were delighted when their work with the Get Onside project was recognised in the Scottish Parliament earlier this week. […]
6 August, 2015
Staff and service users in a mock rugby scrum

The ‘Get Onside’ team try Rugby!

The Get Onside Rugby Course is about helping young people who use or may use social work services to develop Confidence and think about Choice, Control, Decision Making […]
29 July, 2015
White mug with 'I ♥ My New Job' on the side

Ceartas is recruiting!

Ceartas is currently recruiting for a part-time Advocacy Worker and a part-time Marketing Assistant. Information about these posts is available on For further information about […]
10 June, 2015
Shine Partnership Banner

Get Onside

Ceartas is part of the Shine Partnership, along with Heartfelt, C-Change and Hansel, who work with seven local authorities across Scotland to promote Self-Directed Support (SDS). One […]
28 May, 2015
Three wheelchair users and three walkers.

I know it’s only Walk ‘n’ Roll, but I like it!

This is a story about service user involvement, which involves co-production with partner agencies, equality and accessibility for people with disabilities, and promoting a healthy, active lifestyle […]