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19 Jan 2021
Colin Turbett, author of the Iriss Insight, Rural social work in Scotland; and Jane Pye, Senior Teaching Associate of Social Work at the University of Lancaster, outline what rural social work is…
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-…

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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.
A short paper on redesigning the homelessness system in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, with insights from Dr Lígia Teixeira, Chief Executive of the Centre for Homelessness Impact.
Insight 55
Provides a review of the research methods and approaches used to evaluate UK-based social prescribing interventions in recent years. It gives an overview of how social prescribing has been evaluated…
Four papers focused on supporting multi-agency communication in working with domestic abuse in families with children.
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Tips and practical advice that provides assistance in the continued transition.
Responsive technical help
Connects carers to sources of practical help and online information specifically related to Covid-19.