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Celebrating benches

Our family news is that we have found a bench - on the sea front walk at Largs that my parents loved - where we can get a dedication to ...

Food Buddies has arrived in the Scottish Borders

Clare Swann, Outside the Box Development Worker Borders Food Buddies is a new project which gives practical support to people living with dementia and their carers around food.  There is ...

How to fill an empty weekend

(By Muriel Young, a former Outside the Box Community Development Worker) My plans for the weekend had fallen through and I was facing a long empty weekend on my own. ...

Christmas

Louise Willson, Outside the Box It’s that time of year again and the pressure is on for us to have a perfect Christmas, with family and friends gathered for home ...

Permission to dream: How it started and the next chapter

by Anne Connor, Outside the Box What would make your life easier? Or better? What are the things you would like to do if someone helped you plan how to ...

Self-Directed Support in mental health: what can you do differently?

by Rich Watts, NDTi from the Getting There 'Permission to Dream' event 2015. Last year, Outside the Box ran a series of great events on what the new Self-Directed Support ...