Working with outcomes: the practitioner experience

Experience lab, case study 1


South Lanarkshire is moving from a day care centre service delivery model (where daily activities are provided), to a model that supports and facilitates individuals with learning difficulties to access lifestyle choices that they want and need in the community.

Why communication is key to social work

"One of the main things I became aware of during my studies was that when people were given tools that enabled them to visualise their lives, conversations became quite reflective, emotional and philosophical",

according to Gayle Rice, Project Manager at Iriss, reflecting on the importance of communication in social work.

Supporting excellent communications in social care - Jane Kennedy, Alan Coldwell

Supporting Excellent Communications in Social Care

Jane Kennedy, Parliamentary Communications Officer, ADSW and Ian Coldwell, Pagoda Public Relations

Introduction to Supporting Excellent Communications in Social Care, an event organised by the Association of Social Work Communicators to promote the ADSW campaign to improve the public profile of social workers, held in Dundee.