This year, Iriss is working with different project partners in Scotland to build an evidence base that bridges the New Health and Social Care Standards with practice in the social service sector. As part of this project, it is essential that we hear from people throughout the sector who are currently working with the standards. … Continue reading Share your knowledge
Hello from Govan Community Project! My name is Tilly and I’m the project coordinator for our Participatory Action Research (PAR) project. PAR is a collaborative form of research, based around breaking down the hierarchy between “professional researcher” and the unprofessional “researched subject”. This “researched subject” is often groups of people, and often groups of marginalised […]
This year, Iriss is working with different project partners in Scotland to build an evidence base that bridges the New Health and Social Care Standards with practice in the social service sector. The first part of this project focuses on working with stakeholders that support or provide care at home services. We need your help … Continue reading How do you deliver compassionate care?
About the project This three-month project was inspired by the Iriss Insight exploring social work’s role in upholding the human rights of Scottish Gypsy Travellers. The Insight highlighted the need for state agencies including those involved in health, social care and social work, to incorporate culturally competent practice into their services to Scottish Gypsy Travellers. […]
Who’s in the room? Addressing power imbalance through co-production Over the past few months I have been working on a co-production project planning resource. Focused on putting ideas into action, it draws on my experience of delivering co-production projects with Iriss. While in the process of creating it, I have been reflecting on what sets […]
On 7 March, 2018, around 50 delegates joined Iriss for a day of discussion and talks. The theme of the day was to explore how co-production can equip social services with the cultural competency they need when working with Gypsy Traveller and Roma communities. It was a chance to identify the unique challenges facing these two […]
We ran a workshop for the Edinburgh Together ASL Consortium on 28 June 2018, which aimed to give people from the service time to think about how they can embed cultures that support co-production. The ASL (Additional Support for Learning) service at City of Edinburgh Council works closely with schools, parents, medical professionals and partnership services and agencies to provide […]
You might have noticed little codes on journal articles and other resources - these are known as DOIs (digital object identifiers). In this post we talk about why we've decided to start adding DOIs to our own outputs, including our Outlines and any other resources we publish.