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12 Jan 2021
Kinections was a three-year collaborative research project, working with care homes across East Ayrshire to explore what community means for people who live, work and visit care homes, with a…
22 Dec 2020
The first findings of a study to gauge how lockdown restrictions have affected the families of care home residents, have been published. The research, titled Creative Covid Care, highlights the…
18 Dec 2020
Presents the first findings of a study to gauge how lockdown restrictions have affected the families of care home residents. The research, titled Creative Covid Care, highlights the relationship-…
24 Nov 2020
Thomas Bartlett and Casey Armstrong, two care experienced young people, talk openly about the subject of mental health as part of a project titled the ‘Mental health and care experienced children…

Iriss resources

How managers in child welfare and protection services make decisions
Highlights the nature and context of 'blind' decision making and shows the impact of relationship, trust and communication in managers’ decision making.
Insight 58
Outlines the concept of emotional resilience and considers how the policy and practice of social work may influence the development of organisational cultures, and impact on the resilience of social…
ESSS Outline
Evidence summary that provides an overview of obesity and weight management in children and young people with autism.
Implications for social work practice with adults and older people
Student research that presents a thematic exploration of the reciprocal roles of self-efficacy, risk and service provision, to address some of the gaps in the existing literature for relationship-…
ESSS Outline
Explores the current evidence around video consultations in health and social care.
Insight 57
A summary of the core evidence supporting community social work approaches. 
ESSS Outline
Evidence summary that provides an overview of carers mental and physical health, with additional focus on finances and employment.
ESSS Outline
An overview of recent evidence relating to care experienced children and young people’s mental health.
ESSS Outline
Evidence summary that explores successful models of system redesign in health and social care.
An overview of some advice and guidance for presenting online effectively.