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Explores what is understood by 'social media'; perceived risks of using it; opportunities; relationship to workforce wellbeing; and future implications for practice.
Josie Vallely reflects on Iriss' contribution to the launch of the Fire Starter Festival.
A national conference for final year HN students destined for a career in social care and early years and for staff in these subject areas.

Three things: Integration

Evidence summary on the key findings of a review conducted for ADSW which considered the evidence base for health and social care integration.
Presentation by Lisa Burton on the integration of health and social care at Inverclyde Council.
Second review of evidence completed for ADSW by Professor Alison Petch on the factors that underpin best health and social care integrated practice.

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Generations Working Together, Episode 234
Michelle from Iriss speaks to Kate Samuels from Generations Working Together about the work it does to promote and…

Learning Disability Week launch, Episode 233
For the launch of Learning Disability Week 2019, Michael McEwan spoke to Libby Clement from SCLD; James Morton, Bake…

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,…