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19 Jan 2021
Colin Turbett, author of the Iriss Insight, Rural social work in Scotland; and Jane Pye, Senior Teaching Associate of Social Work at the University of Lancaster, outline what rural social work is…
12 Jan 2021
Kinections was a three-year collaborative research project, working with care homes across East Ayrshire to explore what community means for people who live, work and visit care homes, with a…
22 Dec 2020
The first findings of a study to gauge how lockdown restrictions have affected the families of care home residents, have been published. The research, titled Creative Covid Care, highlights the…
18 Dec 2020
Presents the first findings of a study to gauge how lockdown restrictions have affected the families of care home residents. The research, titled Creative Covid Care, highlights the relationship-…

Iriss resources

User involvement in social work education
Social work students at GCU take part in a session for their Working with Law and Ethics module, No Recourse to Public Funds.
ESSS Outline
Explores some of the less commonly included evidence from systematic reviews and literature reviews on age and social isolation.
ESSS Outline
Looks at evidence around methods for capturing the impact of social work interventions.
User involvement in social work education
Reflection by students on their experiences of how engaging directly with service users impacted on their learning.
User involvement in social work education
Sandy Sieminski, Jenny Bew and Alice Bradley share their learning and reflections on the importance of service user and carer involvement in critical reading.
Showcasing Community Social Work
Connecting people who have multiple deprivations to their geographical and social communities across Ayrshire through the arts and food.
ESSS Outline
Summarises evidence relating to the effectiveness of women specific interventions in addressing complex needs and the role they may play as preventative strategies in children's services.
Showcasing Community Social Work
A self-management programme where professionals and public work together for a fairer community and improved resilience for better mental well-being.
ESSS Outline
Explores the evidence around integrated assessment in children's services, including children's and families' experiences of the assessment process, good practice, electronic information systems,…
Insight 42
Focuses on pre-birth child protection assessment and care planning, and more specifically, the lead social work role within this work.