Case studies

Case studies that showcase practice in Scotland


Showcasing Community Social Work

Connecting people who have multiple deprivations to their geographical and social communities across Ayrshire through the arts and food.

COPE Scotland

Showcasing Community Social Work

A self-management programme where professionals and public work together for a fairer community and improved resilience for better mental well-being.

East Lothian Champions Board

Showcasing Community Social Work

Scottish Government initiative, bringing care-experienced young people aged 14-25 into the strategic planning of care services.

Be Active Life Long

Showcasing Community Social Work

Active ageing groups, run by and for older people, help over 700 people a week stay active and connected to their community.

Citadel Families Project

Showcasing Community Social Work

A family worker at the Citadel Youth Centre opened up a community based support to families previously reluctant to engage with professional services.

Engage and Create

The Art of Talking

How does facilitating discussions about paintings by Van Gogh & Picasso open up amazing conversations between people with dementia living in care homes?  In The Art of Talking, Rachel Mortimer shows how her social enterprise Engage & Create ignites people's minds, engages their interest, and creates wonderful connections.