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8 Apr 2021
Mecoco (Meaningful Contribution in your Community) is a social enterprise based in North Ayrshire that supports people into employment. The founder, Jenny Trott, believes that regardless of their…
18 Mar 2021
Monica Nicolin and Gillian Ritch, social workers based in Stornoway and Orkney respectively, speak about dual relationships in rural social work. These presentations were given at a webinar held in…
15 Mar 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/…
10 Mar 2021
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 relationship-based and…

Iriss resources

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.
A course for partnership or group projects where participants can’t physically be together
A course for partnership or group projects where participants can’t physically be together.
ESSS Outline
Evidence focused on clinical trials and studies which evaluate the effectiveness of certain support methods.
Towards a model of best practice
Student research which explores how care-experienced people are disproportionately criminalised and over-represented in justice systems.
ESSS Outline
Evidence summary that provides an overview of recent evidence relating to Covid-19 and how it affects those on low incomes and in poverty.
Insight 56
Provides students and practitioners with the opportunity to critically assess the value of mindfulness as a way of attending to wellbeing in their professional and personal lives.