Tag Archives: Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services: IRISS

Detention of Children and Young People With Learning Disabilities and/or Autism (Joint Committee on Human Rights / BBC News)

Summary Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) indicates that the human rights of young people with a learning disabilities and / or autism are being breached in mental health hospitals. Proposals for radical reform are advocated. “Too often families of … Continue reading

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Delivering Integrated Care and Support (IRISS)

Summary This Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS) document, written by Professor Alison Petch and commissioned by the Association of Directors of Social Work (ADSW), reviews the evidence on the factors involved in promoting health and social … Continue reading

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Co-Production in Adult Social Care (SCIE)

Summary Co-production promises to make an important contribution towards solving the many challenges facing social care, including pressures to improve: (i) the cost-effectiveness of services, (ii) user and carer experience, (iii) community capacity and (iv) better integration of health and care. This … Continue reading

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Supporting Peer Support: Setting-Up, Running or Participating in Peer Support Groups (IRISS)

Summary This Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS) briefing draws on lessons learned from the Evaluation Exchange project; which was a time-limited peer support network created by IRISS and Evaluation Support Scotland. The online version of this … Continue reading

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Spirituality and Ageing: Implications for the Care and Support of the Elderly (Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services: IRISS)

Summary This Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS) report examines how person-centred care can be enhanced by addressing the spiritual needs of elderly people. “Research into ageing and spirituality is based on assumptions of ageing as a … Continue reading

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Study of Unpaid Carers’ Experiences of Short Breaks: a Scottish Social Services Perspective (Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services: IRISS)

Summary This Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS) research covers the findings of a Scottish study into unpaid carers’ experiences of short breaks from caring. It investigates the benefits of short breaks (provided by formal services and … Continue reading

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Leading for Outcomes in Dementia: a Scottish Social Services Perspective (Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services: IRISS)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 2, September 2011]. Summary “Leading for outcomes: dementia” was developed in collaboration with the Dementia Services Development Centre, University of Stirling. This guide provides … Continue reading

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