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Changing how homecare is commissioned and delivered

How do we help people live their lives as they want? How can we commission services in a more ethical and person-centred way? The Gwynedd social care…

'We all have human rights'

Scottish Learning Disability Week 2022 takes place from 2 until 8 May, and the theme for this year is ‘We all have human rights’. Michael McEwan…
This Outline looks at how providers of leisure activities can improve accessibility and inclusivity for people with disabilities and their carers.
Explores the evidence around models of collaborative practice involving health and social care, social work and police services in relation to work to support and protect vulnerable adults with…
Summary of evidence which examines the interventions for older women experiencing domestic violence and abuse.
Explores the evidence around the impact of individual experiential therapies (e.g. animal assisted, play, arts) and EMDR, for young people who have experienced trauma.

Community social work in Scotland

A critical history, fifty years after the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968

A critical history of community social work, fifty years after the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968.

Impact and outcomes reporting

Supporting intermediary organisations

Iriss was involved in delivering workshops, alongside Corra Foundation, that helped explore with intermediary support organisations their approaches to expressing the impact and outcomes of their…

Social work student and service user role play sessions

User involvement in social work education

Story of role-play sessions held between social work students at the University of Strathclyde and members of the service user and carer group.

No Recourse to Public Funds: Olivia's story

User involvement in social work education

Olivia Ndoti from the Women's Asylum Support Housing (WASH) project talks to social work students about having No Recourse to Public Funds.

Bringing the law to life with lived experience

User involvement in social work education

Social work students at GCU take part in a session for their Working with Law and Ethics module, No Recourse to Public Funds.
Explores some of the less commonly included evidence from systematic reviews and literature reviews on age and social isolation.