Stories

PAssport to Independent Living

Iriss.fm, Episode 190

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

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

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