Latest from the podcast

11 Oct 2021
The Minister for Mental Wellbeing and Social Care, Kevin Stewart MSP, officially launched a recovery conversation cafe toolkit for organisations and services. Developed by the Scottish Recovery…
21 Sep 2021
The  Scottish Commission for People with Learning Disabilities (SCLD) has launched an app, Human Rights Town, to help people with learning disabilities understand their human rights.   The …
8 Sep 2021
Lifelong Links is a project led by Family Rights Group and delivered by local authorities. It supports children and young people in care to connect with and develop relationships with family members…
17 Aug 2021
The research project – Coronavirus and people with learning disabilities – is a UK wide study which has been exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with learning disabilities. In…

Iriss resources

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.
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.
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;…

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…

ESSS Outline
Explores the evidence on how short break funding impacts carer's wellbeing.
An exploration
Research that explores how dyslexia is understood and supported in practice.
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.
ESSS Outline
Evidence summary providing an overview of evidence relating to how care experience affects education and employment.
Strengthening the role of social work
A resource that platforms the voices of Gypsy/Traveller communities on notions of identity and provides practical steps to strengthen social work practice.
Outcomes for people through the COVID-19 pandemic
A collection of stories that help make sense of what the COVID-19 crisis has meant for outcomes for people. It includes learning to inform practice, policy and recovery.