Iriss annual champions event took place at New Lanark Mill Hotel on 12th and 13th November 2014. Twenty six champions made their way from as far north as Shetland and as far south as Dumfries and Galloway.
The knowledge management strategy for the social services highlights the vital role of social media and urges organisations to encourage and nurture the innovative use of web-based interactive tools for communication, collaboration and learning.
Health and social care integration and partnership working. The Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Bill that has passed through Scottish Parliament is aimed at ensuring closer integration of health and social care services across Scotland.
An event entitled, 'Navigating ethical approval and access in social care research' was held on 28 January 2014. It provided an opportunity to discuss the routes for gaining ethical approval for social care research and to provide a platform for the launch of the guidance document developed by a working group led by Scottish Government.
Document that is the second review of research evidence completed for ADSW by Professor Alison Petch from Iriss on the factors that underpin best health and social care integrated practice.
Alison Petch, Director of Iriss, discusses the change in culture needed for the successful integration of health and social care, what supports this and some of the remaining challenges.
Recorded at Exploring culture change: approaches and challenges.
Alison Petch, Director at Iriss, talks about the origins and implementation of the Talking Points programme, an approach that focuses on assessing the outcomes important to the individual.
Report that presents the findings from an audit and analysis of 56 Significant Case Reviews (SCRs) and 43 Initial Case Reviews (ICRs) conducted in Scotland since 2007. It was written by Sharon Vincent (University of Wolverhampton) and Alison Petch, Iriss.
This Insight is based on the key findings of a review conducted for ADSW (Petch, 2011), which considered the evidence base for health and social care integration. Written by Alison Petch (Iriss)