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

Key points

  • Storytelling influences change at individual practice as well as organisational level
  • Listening to stories facilitates better person-centred care and can lead to improved services
  • Hearing personal stories engenders greater understanding, empathy and reflection
  • Rapport, trust and care can be nurtured in practitioner-service user relationships through storytelling
  • Personal storytelling benefits the teller as it can empower, encou