MBE award for dentist Liz’s mum-in-law: for her work with elderly in Glasgow

Dentist colleague Liz Glass with her MBE awarded mum in law Sheena Glass

Dentist colleague Liz Glass with her MBE awarded mum in law Sheena Glass

We’re always pleased to share new of our team and any special life moments they experience.

On this occasions we’re delighted to congratulate Sheena Glass on being awarded an MBE for services to the community in the Queen’s Birthday Honours announced recently.

Sheena, mother-in-law of our dentist colleague Liz Glass (both pictured above), works incredibly hard in her role as Chief Executive for Glasgow Old Peoples Welfare Association – a charity that serves elderly people across Glasgow with day care, welfare services, neighbourhood visits, holidays, residential care, form filling support and much, much more.

Their motto is, “Adding Life to Years” and Sheena devotes a huge amount of energy and enthusiasm improving the lives of many elderly people in Glasgow.

Her role involves fund raising, organising, visiting homes, setting up day centres, attracting volunteers, speaking to clubs like Glasgow Rotary Club as well as taking groups of older people on holiday twice a year. She is caring, committed and compassionate about older people and their needs. Anyone who has been in touch with GOPWA will realise they have become a friend for life.

The Charity also helps young people – senior pupils from schools throughout Glasgow are welcomed in the day centres and residential homes. This provides the youngsters with valuable work experience and fulfils volunteering requirements for awards such as the Duke of Edinburgh.

The young people are often surprised at the satisfaction they get from helping out with the elderly.

Warmest congratulations to Sheena Glass MBE. If you want to volunteer or know someone who could do with some help from GOPWA, they can be contacted on 0141 221 9924.

If you have any questions about this blog please contact our Glasgow dental clinic reception team who will be happy to help. They can be contacted on 0141 339 7579.