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21 Sep 2021
The  Scottish Commission for People with Learning Disabilities (SCLD) has launched an app, Human Rights Town, to help people with learning disabilities understand their human rights.   The …
8 Sep 2021
Lifelong Links is a project led by Family Rights Group and delivered by local authorities. It supports children and young people in care to connect with and develop relationships with family members…
17 Aug 2021
The research project – Coronavirus and people with learning disabilities – is a UK wide study which has been exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with learning disabilities. In…
22 Jul 2021
In this episode we speak to Andrew Morrall, Customer Engagement Manager at Disclosure Scotland, about the organisation’s safeguarding role and the different levels of disclosure used across social…

Iriss resources

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.
ESSS Outline
Provides recent evidence relating to Covid-19, stress, anxiety, and social care worker's mental health.
Explores the evolving meaning and application of this concept
Learning resource written by Sally Wassell, which explores the evolving meaning and application of attachment.
ESSS Outline
Evidence on developing guidelines and recommendations that organisations are producing with regards to domestic abuse and COVID-19.