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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

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.
A short paper on social isolation and technology with insights from Nessa Barry (NHS National Services Scotland) about the impact of Covid-19 on this topic.
Insight 54
Explores the development of migrant integration strategies and services in Scotland.
Insight 53
Examines the growing body of evidence that points to known categories of risk around internet usage by children and young people in care.