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7 Jun 2021
Near Me in Social Services is a project Iriss has been leading in partnership with the NHS Near Me team and the Scottish Government Technology Enabled Care (TEC) Programme over Autumn/Winter 2020/…
31 May 2021
Near Me in Social Services is a project Iriss has been leading in partnership with the NHS Near Me team and the Scottish Government Technology Enabled Care (TEC) Programme. The project is producing…
26 May 2021
The Fraser of Allander Institute is undertaking a year-long research project examining the relationship between people with learning disabilities in Scotland and economic outcomes for them and…
6 May 2021
Going out to see bands, clubbing, or seeing friends is part of everyday life for lots of people. However, if you have a learning disability you may need support to do this.  Stay Up Late is a…

Iriss resources

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.
Insight 61
A summary of the evidence from policy and scrutiny activity, and recommendations for the future direction of SDS policy and practice.
Insight 60
Considers some of the challenges posed to child protection processes in Scotland as a result of the evolving range of risks and harm which children and young people face in the 21st century.
A course for supporting the writing of analysis in social care records
A course that provides a practical framework for supporting the writing of analysis in social care records, and is relevant to those working in social work and social care.
This report provides a summary of the main areas covered in the Chief Social Work Officer Annual Reports.
Insight 59
Explores the relevance of attachment to our understanding of dementia and its impact on people and their family carers.
ESSS Outline
Examines how housing quality has affected people's wellbeing during the pandemic.
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.
ESSS Outline
Evidence summary that provides an overview of obesity and weight management in children and young people with autism.