Social Security Scotland, Episode 236
We hear about Social Security Scotland's work to date and its ambitions for the future.

Making connections

Arne Kristiansen and Jenny Wetterling
Report of Making Connections conference, focused on partnership working with service user and carers in social work education.

The Care Collective, Episode 186
Information on a project in East Renfrewshire to support carers and involve them in discussions and decisions about their support.

Keeping it Real

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The Keeping It Real conference at Stirling University on 26 April 2017 celebrated Service User and Carer Involvement in Professional Education and the difference it makes.

This was about showcasing good practice, sharing ideas and future ambitions, and discussing key challenges.

Sara Hitchens spoke eloquently (see attached presentation), reflecting back on the first national conference at Stirling University in 2013 (Real Lives: Real Difference) and the learning journey. She identified three essential ingredients for effective service user and carer involvement: