Stories

Leadership stories

Leadership stories

The stories from the Iriss and Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) leadership and supervision project have been published, alongside the detail on the process and approach used. 

PAssport to Independent Living

Iriss.fm, Episode 190

Iriss.fm
Interviews with Personal Assistants about their experiences of working in the role, and members of GCIL, WEA and SSSC.

Self-directed support survey

Iriss.fm, Episode 174

Iriss.fm
Conversation with Cathy McGregor and Lorraine Gillies from Audit Scotland about the national self-directed support survey 2017.

The role of personal storytelling in practice

Insight 23

Insight 23 - The role of personal storytelling in practice
This review explores what story and storytelling is, and whether autobiographical, first-person storytelling has a valuable impact on practice, and can engender positive, meaningful change for individuals who access support. It examines how storytelling has been used across social services to date, considers its value, and highlights some considerations for those creating and using stories. Case study evidence is provided to showcase the benefits of storytelling in practice.