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Research, projects and events on topics related to social work and social care. 

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Sep 8, 2021

Lifelong Links is a project led by Family Rights Group and delivered by local authorities. It supports children and young people in care to connect with and develop relationships with family members, and other people who care about the young person, so they can become part of a lasting support network.

Anne Begbie,...


Aug 17, 2021

The research project – Coronavirus and people with learning disabilities – is a UK wide study which has been exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with learning disabilities. In Scotland, the study is led by the University of Glasgow, with the support of the Scottish Commission for People...


Jul 22, 2021

In this episode we speak to Andrew Morrall, Customer Engagement Manager at Disclosure Scotland, about the organisation’s safeguarding role and the different levels of disclosure used across social services, including PVG scheme membership.

We discuss why many social service workers will need to join the PVG scheme and...


Jul 15, 2021

The social services sector is growing and this means there are opportunities for people looking for a new career, whether that’s people changing jobs or people who are just starting out.

So what are these opportunities, and what role can employment support workers have in helping this important workforce to...


Jun 29, 2021

Care Opinion is a social enterprise which gives citizens a platform to air their views and opinions on health and care services. It aims to make care services better for everyone. 

Fraser Gilmore, Head of Scotland at Care Opinion tells us more about its aims and how it works. 

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