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Changing how homecare is commissioned and delivered

How do we help people live their lives as they want? How can we commission services in a more ethical and person-centred way? The Gwynedd social care…

'We all have human rights'

Scottish Learning Disability Week 2022 takes place from 2 until 8 May, and the theme for this year is ‘We all have human rights’. Michael McEwan…

Bridging the Standards with practice

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.
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…
This evidence summary reports on the elements thought to contribute to a healing environment for children who have experienced trauma.
Summary of our work across 2018–19, highlighting the difference we've made to social services in Scotland.
This evidence summary looks at how schools can support early intervention to prevent children and young people from entering care.
A summary of findings from an initial scoping review addressing how practice is recorded within social work in Scotland.
Explores the particularities of the rural context, the policy framework, and goes on to describe approaches that can be used to help social workers living and working in rural Scotland.
Explores how newly qualified social workers can be supported in their first year, with a focus on effective supervision.
Explores what is understood by 'social media', perceived risks of using it, opportunities, relationship to workforce wellbeing and future implications for practice.
Examines the impact that participatory approaches have on health, wellbeing and efficiency outcomes; highlighting implications for practice.