Support

How to run an experience lab

Developing social care and support

Toy scientists in fake lab
Guide on what needs to be considered when running an experience lab, and how the methodology can be evaluated.

Delivering integrated care and support

Insight 24

Insight 24 - Delivering integrated care and support
Based on a report prepared for ADSW at the time of the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Bill, this Insight seeks to distill key evidence to assist health and social care partnerships in Scotland in their delivery of integrated care and support.

Journeys back into work - Julie Pert

Journeys back into work

Julie Pert

Julie Pert has systematic lupus erthymatosis. After being made redundant she found it very difficult to find employment until Cornerstone helped her secure a job as a catering assistant in a care home.

One of a series of videos Journeys back into work on the subject of supported employment, made by Iriss in partnership with SUSE (Scottish Union of Supported Employment).

Journeys back into work: Elizabeth Marr

Journeys back into work

Elizabeth Marr

Elizabeth Marr had severe depression until SAMH supported her into working with people with mental health problems.

One of a series of videos on the subject of supported employment, made by Iriss in partnership with SUSE (Scottish Union of Supported Employment).

For more information on this subject, please see the Journeys Back Into Work website.

The importance of peer support

Pam Duncan

Pam Duncan

Pam Duncan, policy officer at Independent Living in Scotland project, speaks about the importance of peer support in order to live a more independent and fulfilling life.

Shaping the choreography of care and support

Iriss Forum, Designs for the future 2011

Alison Petch

Alison Petch (Iriss Director), Lisa Pattoni and Gayle Rice (Iriss Project Managers) and Ian Grout (Glasgow School of Art) explain the background to this project which involved students from the Glasgow School of Art working with practitioners and people who use services to consider how to reshape care and support. There were four themes: reablement, partnership working and communication, social isolation and anticipatory care.

Here's a hand

Iriss Forum, Designs for the future 2011

Catherine McCrae

Introduced by Catherine McCrae. Here's a Hand is an innovative service designed to connect people to their family, friends and neighbours, making it quicker and easier to ask for and offer a helping hand, a bit of advice or companionship. The service uses mobile phone texts, email, and online messaging to communicate across the group instantly and simultaneously, creating a real time, dynamic network of support.