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Dr Jim Elder Woodward OBE describes his personal experiences of self-directed support during Covid-19.
What SCIE has planned for this year's Co-production Week (#CoProWeek) in England and related Iriss resources.
Collaborative research to gauge how lockdown restrictions have affected the families of care home residents.

Three things: Coronavirus support

Connects carers to sources of practical help and online information specifically related to Covid-19.
Tips and practical advice that provides assistance in the continued transition.
National and international resources for social services practitioners.

Latest from the Iriss.fm podcast

7 Jul 2020
Carolyn Wyllie is Head of Community Health and Care at Clackmannanshire and Stirling Health and Social Care Partnership. On 18 June, we had a conversation with Carolyn about the Partnerships'…
26 Jun 2020
Bill Scott is Director of Policy at Inclusion Scotland, an organisation that works to achieve positive changes to policy and practice, so that disabled people are fully included throughout all…
19 Jun 2020
Sue Stockdale works with leaders and organisations to help them achieve exceptional performance.   She has an in-depth understanding of motivation and leadership, gleaned from her decades of…
12 Jun 2020
Celia Sweeney cares for her son Paul who has one of the rarest brain diseases in the world.   To mark Carer's Week, she very kindly gave us her time to tell us about her situation during the Covid-…