The IRISS Podcast is our channel for publishing audio recordings which we believe are of benefit to the social services sector, in Scotland and abroad.
Julie Gardener, Assistant Director of VOCAL (Voice of carers across Lothian) talks about developing a personal outcomes approach and outcomes for integration of health and social care.
The recording was made on the 25 February 2013 at an event organised by the Social Services Research Group (SSRG) entitled, 'Improving outcomes through integrated social care and health'.
For further information about the event see: http://ssrg.org.uk/events-2013/
Angela Morgan, Chief Executive of Includem, shares her experience and lessons in leading a small, innovative organisation through difficult economic times and changes while remaining true to its core purpose and vision.
June Findlater, South Lanarkshire Council, describes the journey towards embedding the outcomes-focussed approach as advocated by Talking Points in East Renfrewshire and South Lanarkshire Councils.
Henry Simmons, Chief Executive of Alzheimer Scotland, explores culture change in relation to self-directed support. He talks about the need for a clear vision based on the principles of human rights as a driver for successful change.
Michelle Drumm (IRISS) talks about her Insight on the evidence around culture change in the public sector, viewed through the lens of the Getting it right for every child (GIRFEC) Highland Pathfinder
Alison Petch, Director of IRISS, discusses the change in culture needed for the successful integration of health and social care, what supports this and some of the remaining challenges.
Ian Watson, Programme Manager at IRISS, speaks about IRISS.FM, internet radio for Scotland's social services.
He also speaks about access to social media in the workplace.
In this short presentation, Ronnie Black the IRISS champion at Crossreach, talks about how he has benefited from being a champion.