The head of Scotland’s leading provider of housing, care and support services for older people has spoken of the need to manage the ongoing financial pressures facing the sector while continuing to deliver high standards.
Brian Logan, Chief Executive of Bield, which has services in Arbroath, Brechin, Kirriemuir, Monifieth and Montrose, said delivering its next five year plan will be crucial as he looks to lead the organisation through difficult times.
He also highlighted that while the Referendum has provided the answer to one key question, it is still clear that change is coming to the sector.
Mr Logan said: “We’re facing budget pressures like never before. Our income is being squeezed and our costs continue to rise. And through all of that, our values of caring for each other remains at the forefront of our everyday actions.
“That means acting with dignity, inclusion, honesty, advancing equality, celebrating diversity, being ambitious for our people and sticking to our ethos of ‘free to be’.