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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

A learning resource
Learning resource that provides a short introduction to the perceived risks, forms of abuse, themes of harassment, how the risks can be reduced, and prompts for practitioners.
ESSS Outline
Examines the developing evidence with specific consideration to conversations around end-of-life care and talking to children.
ESSS Outline
An evidence summary that provides an overview of recent evidence.
Insight 52
This Insight explores policy, research and practice issues about spoken language interpreting in social work, focusing on people who speak limited English.
A short paper on the Making Recovery Real approach, with insight from Louise Christie (SRN) and Ruth Brown (Team Leader and Chair of Making Recovery Real in Dundee.
Project report part 1: Background, approach and context
Experiences and perspectives on case recording and exploration of ideas for improving recording within day-to-day practice.
Main project themes and principles for great recording
Part two of the report highlights key themes explored in workshops, before going on to outline the six key principles for great recording.
Project evaluation
Part three brings together the learning of the project.
ESSS Outline
An evidence summary that provides an overview of evidence relating to digital inclusion, exclusion and participation.
An online learning resource
This learning resource is for people working in social services who are looking to develop their skills in finding and using evidence.