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Iriss.fm, Episode 176

Iriss.fm recently spoke to Kirsty Wilson from Alzheimer Scotland about two upcoming events in 2017: their annual conference and the national Dementia Awards. She also tells us about some of the…

Iriss.fm, Episode 175

On 24 October 2016 at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Dr Robert French led an Iriss workshop exploring how to negotiate a way through the complexities of our managed world, in order to…

Iriss.fm, Episode 174

On 21st February 2017, Iriss.fm spoke to Cathy McGregor and Lorraine Gillies from Audit Scotland about the national self-directed support survey that has been recently circulated.

Audit…

Iriss.fm, Episode 173

Jamie Andrew, mountaineer, adventurer and author tells his personal story of surviving an avalanche on the Les Droites mountain in the French Alps. He speaks about dealing with the life-changing…

Iriss.fm, Episode 172

Roy McConkey OBE, Emeritus Professor, Ulster University in Ireland asks a number of questions:

Do we keep evolving or is a revolution needed? Have professionals created a world that suits…
Iriss.fm, Episode 171

The Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme was created in 2013, and builds on lessons learned from other countries relating to self-directed support and personalisation. It hopes to…

Iriss.fm, Episode 170

Amy MacFarlane, Founder and Chief Executive at Recreational Respite talks about innovative partnerships and use of technology in respite provision in Canada.

Introduced by Donald Macleod,…

Iriss.fm, Episode 169

George Thomson, Chief Executive of Volunteer Scotland shares his memories of Edgar Cahn, the creator of Time Banking and explores its use as a community development tool. An example includes the…

Iriss.fm, Episode 168

Dr James McKillop MBE, a person who has been living with dementia for a long time, tells of his personal experience of risk and outdoors activity. He has been supported by Dementia Adventure to…

Iriss.fm, Episode 167

Dementia Adventure is a registered charity that is dedicated to supporting people to live well with dementia and have a sense of adventure in their lives. Neil Mapes, Chief Executive at Dementia…