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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

ESSS Outline
Evidence summary that addresses what are the experiences of people with caring responsibilities at university college and transitioning to work.
Insight 50
Aims to consolidate some of the existing research on effective practice with people who commit hate offences, firstly defining and describing hate crime and its root causes, and then considering what…
A short paper that defines transformational change, with insight from Alexandra Clarke, Senior Service Designer at the Health and Social Care Improvement Hub (ihub).
A short paper on the Safe and Together approach to tackling domestic abuse with insight from Andrea Davidson, Team Leader in a Children’s Social Work Practice Team.
A short paper on duty of candour in social services, with insight from Jackie Weston, Director of Care at Care Concern Group.
Four stories from the emerging workforce
Four stories that beautifully illustrate what everyday leadership looks like from the frontline - and the difference it can make to the lives of people that are supported.
A short paper on recording practice in social work, with insight from Sharon Laing, Service Manager Corporate Parenting, East Ayrshire Council.
Insight 49
Social pedagogy chimes with Kilbrandon’s conception of social education, but also offers a suggestive framework within which to locate current policies.
Exploring Scotland’s Health and Social Care Standards
A summary of the work of Iriss and partners in the implementation of the health and social care standards.
Insight 48
Outlines research to support practitioners working with high-risk offenders. It draws on relevant literature to inform understanding of: persons who commit sexually abusive behaviours; approaches to…