News

Winners of Social Services Awards

12 individuals, teams or organisations have been announced as this year’s winners, having triumphed over more than 100 nationwide entries from across the third sector, independent organisations, local authorities and the NHS.

Spotlight on dementia and equalities

Launch of a report which contributes to the growing body of work highlighting dementia and equalities and the need to integrate knowledge into practice. 

Leadership stories

The stories from the Iriss and Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) leadership and supervision project have been published, alongside the detail on the process and approach used. 

Community social work case studies

A series of case studies that demonstrate what community social work is and has to offer, grounded in real-life context and experience.

Social Services Awards shortlist

The shortlist for the 2018 Scottish Social Services Awards is now available. The awards attracted over 100 applications nationwide representing a diverse mix of social services that have made a positive difference to people’s lives.

Iriss celebrates 10 years

It's World Social Work Day on 20 March 2018 and 50 years since the introduction of the Social Work (Scotland) Act. We're also celebrating our 10th birthday. 

Write an Iriss Insight

Do you have an idea for an Iriss Insight (evidence summary)? Insights promote debate, discussion and reflection to inform and improve future policy and practice.

Portrait of Care public exhibition

Portrait of care

In March (15-18th), Iriss will host A Portrait of Care, a four-day interactive public exhibition that will showcase stories and reflections of the frontline social services workforce.

Tackling loneliness and isolation

The subject of loneliness and isolation is one we're hearing a lot about recently. Monarch Mobility speaks about Iriss' resources on the topic.