Gowrie Care

Care charity Gowrie Care celebrates staff successes in style

A dapper Oor Wullie was on hand to welcome the care and support teams and staff from across Scotland who attended a glamorous awards ceremony to Dundee last week.

Published 25 October 2016

Gowrie Care’s Big Lunch launched like a caber

Staff from Gowrie Care’s David Street project in Dundee flung themselves into an afternoon of fun at a Highland games event held for the people they support and their families at Crombie Park on Saturday.

Published 24 August 2016

Gowrie Care opens new office to provide better support for people in Alyth

A growing Alyth based learning disability and Homecare team and their clients are set to benefit from a better working environment in the town’s centre after their new office was opened in Pitnacree Street last week.

Published 10 May 2016

First Minister makes a first class impression with Gowrie Care residents

Gowrie Care staff and residents in Glasgow were delighted to host a visit from First Minister Nicola Sturgeon last week.

Published 23 March 2016

Craigowl creates real care jobs for real Dundonians

Dundee based employment and training charity Craigowl Communities, part of the Hillcrest Group, is re-launching two of its popular jobs training programmes later this month with a view to getting young people into quality jobs with some of the city’s top employers.

Published 18 February 2016

New Resource Hub targets homelessness and improving lives in Edinburgh

Today the Homeless Spotlight showcases the pioneering Futures project in Edinburgh run by Craigowl Communities in partnership with Gowrie Care, both part of the Hillcrest Group.

Published 28 January 2016

Dundee care team receives speech and language therapy award

The care and support team from Gowrie Care’s Tullideph service received an award from NHS Tayside for meeting the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists’ five communication standards in Dundee.

Published 23 November 2015

Gowrie Care proven to be Volunteer Friendly

Gowrie Care has officially been named as a volunteer friendly organisation after achieving the Volunteer Friendly Award.

Published 5 October 2015

Talent and theatrics at Gowrie Care Glee Club

Gowrie Care’s drama group Glee Club were on top theatrical form when they delivered a dynamic and different performance of Scenes for the Wizard of Oz to a delighted audience of over 150 people at Dundee’s Space Theatre last weekend.

Published 23 September 2015

Gowrie Care helps student with Asperger’s towards top academic accolade

The hard work and dedication of a Dundee based student was recognised at a special ceremony held in the city when he was awarded the Dean’s Medal.

Published 21 September 2015

Blackwood receives training from top wheelchair basketball teams

Staff from Blackwood Housing and Care are licking their wounds after being put through their sporting paces by two of Scotland’s top wheelchair basketball teams.

Published 8 September 2015

Wheelchair basketball game brings both rivalry and opportunity to Dundee

Courtside rivalry was as fierce as the on court action when two regional wheelchair basketball teams competed for victory during an exhibition match in Dundee on Saturday.

Published 3 September 2015

Gowrie Care celebrates successful staff at awards ceremony

Care and support teams from across Scotland gathered at a glamorous awards ceremony in Dundee last week.

Published 17 August 2015

BBQ, baking and business at Hillcrest HQ

Almost 100 representatives from Dundee businesses gathered at the Hillcrest Group’s HQ last week to attend a Dundee and Angus Chamber member’s networking event.

Published 13 July 2015

New Gowrie Care residential autism service opens in Angus

Councillor Glennis Middleton, convenor of the social work and health committee in Angus, opened a new modern and high-tech residential autism care facility in Brechin last week.

Published 6 May 2015