Resources

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Rural social work: staying connected

What can rural social workers take from the experiences of the pandemic and how can they stay connected? Digital technologies and our experiences…

Climate change and disabled people

Cop 26, the global United Nations climate change conference took place this month in Glasgow. What is the impact of the climate emergency on disabled…
A resource to support teams and organisations make positive change happen.
The evidence on how we can approach transitional outcomes for young people with additional support needs from a human rights perspective.
Evidence summary that provides an overview of new models of care at home and the evidence supporting their use.

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.
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;…

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.…
Explores the evidence on how short break funding impacts carer's wellbeing.
Research that explores how dyslexia is understood and supported in practice.

'Learning to hold a paradox'

An investigation into how ambiguous loss and disenfranchised grief affects children in care

Research that seeks to understand the experience and needs of children in care through the lens of ambiguous loss and disenfranchised grief.