Improving lives through knowledge, evidence and innovation

Iriss is a charitable company that promotes positive outcomes for the people who use Scotland's social services.

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Attend our workshop on service design at this year's Festival.
Collection of papers detailing the evidence into action scoping methodology developed through pilots in three health and social care partnerships.
The 2019 Scottish Social Services Awards will open on 7 January #SSSA19

Three things: homelessness

A two-year project led by Iriss in collaboration with a range of partners to explore homelessness in Scotland.
Evidence summary that looks at the relationship between homelessness and offending, the impact of prison, key challenges and messages for practice.
An discussion on effective interventions for keeping people out of homelessness.

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Disability Equality Scotland, Episode 232
Michael McEwan speaks to Ian Buchanan about Disability Equality Scotland, focusing more specifically on Disability…

Outspoken Arts, Episode 231
A creative organisation interested in work which references cutting edge social issues such as creative learning,…

Co-production Week 2018, Episode 230
A summary of Co-production Week 2018.
Freshly Squeezed an podcast series

Freshly Squeezed: Lynn Williams, Episode 229
An interview with Lynn Williams, an unpaid carer and activist.