Covid-19 workshop series: supporting resources

These resources complement a series of workshops which focus on key topics related to the social care and support experience of the Covid-19 pandemic.


Conducting research in care homes

Addressing practicalities and balancing perspectives

Presentation by Dr Sarah Swift at the University of Stirling about research on the impact of visiting restrictions on family members of care home residents during Covid-19.

Enabling research in care homes: the ENRICH project

An introduction

Maria Drummond, Senior Clinical Studies Officer with ENRICH Scotland, introduces the concept of research, highlighting what we know about the opportunities and challenges of research in care homes.

Relationship-based practice in a digital world

Event recording & flash report

This event, held in May 2021, explored what we have learned over the past year about creating and maintaining relationships through the use of technology. It provided the Scottish policy context; evidence about how our national capacity developed; and examples of innovation and development in digital social work. 

A Shared Experience: showcase and findings

Video of the resource launch

In May 2021, we launched 'A Shared Experience', an online resource which brings together the learning from a collection of stories gathered by the Personal Outcomes Network (PON) throughout 2020.

This is a recording of the authors, Emma Miller (University of Strathclyde) and Ellen Daly (Iriss), discussing the key features and findings of the stories gathered for the resource.