Which services do Quarriers offer?
We support adults and children with a physical or learning disability, and families facing poverty, family breakdown and disadvantage. We provide guidance for young people with social emotional or behavioural difficulties or who are homeless, and help them work towards a brighter future.
What is Quarriers Village now?
Quarrier’s Village is a small settlement in the civil parish of Kilmacolm in Inverclyde council area and the historic county of Renfrewshire in the west Central Lowlands of Scotland. A charity under the name of Quarriers continues the work of the former homes and is based within the village. …
What are Quarriers values?
We respect individual choice and promote inclusion, rights and independence.
Is Quarriers only in Scotland?
Current operations. Quarriers is still based at Quarrier’s Village in the civil parish of Kilmacolm, Inverclyde. Its services now cover the whole of Scotland.
How many staff do Quarriers employee?
Staff numbers are now in excess of 2000 and the charity has a turnover of £42M.
What is childrens respite for?
What is respite care for children? Respite care for children is temporary care which allows you as parents to take a break from looking after your child. We know how hard it can be at times and how important it is for you to take a break and relax yourself.
Is Quarriers Village in Renfrewshire or Inverclyde?
Quarriers Village is in the ceremonial county of Renfrewshire, the historic county of Renfrewshire, and the administrative county of Inverclyde.
What is a quarrier?
: a worker in a stone quarry.
Is Quarriers good to work for?
Quarriers is fun and good place to work at. Most staff are nice and lovely. However no support from any sort of management. The team leader and manager can be very rude and baised.
Is respite care free in Scotland?
From the council Councils will only pay for respite care for people who they’ve assessed as needing it following a needs assessment and carer’s assessment. If you or the person you care for qualifies for respite care, the council will do a financial assessment to work out if it will pay towards it.
What’s the difference between children in need and child protection?
A child in need plan operates under section 17 of The Children Act 1989 and doesn’t have statutory framework for the timescales of the intervention. A child protection plan operates under section 47 of The Children Act 1989, and happens when a child is regarded to be suffering, or likely to suffer, significant harm.
What does a quarryman do?
i. A person employed at the face of a quarry, stripping, drilling, excavating, and loading rock or economic product. ii. One who operates a jackhammer to drill holes in quarry stone, and drives wedges into the holes to break or split off slabs or blocks of stone.
What does Quarriers do for people in Scotland?
Quarriers is one of Scotland’s leading social care charities. We provide practical care and support for vulnerable children, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances. We challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity to bring about positive changes in people’s lives.
Where did the quarriers get their name from?
In the 1890s he built the Orphan Homes of Scotland in Bridge of Weir, which were home to up to 1500 children at a time. Changes in UK childcare practice and legislation in the 1970s and 80s led to a modernisation process, through which the organisation developed the services it delivers today and became known as Quarriers.
Who is the team leader at Quarriers East Dunbartonshire?
In my role as team leader at Quarriers East Dunbartonshire Services, I ensure that my team is helping people we support to live fulfilling, meaningful lives. Quarriers cares a great deal about the people we support and the teams who support them, and this is so important in social care.
How does Quarriers support children and young people?
Quarriers supports and promotes the principles of The Promise. Many of the children and young people we have supported through the years or continue to support have lived experience of care. To them we pledge to work together to develop and deliver co-produced services, with them at the centre.