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

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Dec 10, 2018

Michael McEwan speaks to Ian Buchanan about Disability Equality Scotland, focusing more specifically on Disability Access Panels.

As the umbrella body for Access Panels in Scotland, Disability Equality Scotland offers support and training opportunities to help Access Panels operate efficiently, link together as a...


Dec 3, 2018

Michael McEwan speaks to Steven Thomson, Creative Director and CEO of Outspoken Arts, a professional and creative organisation interested in work which references cutting edge social issues such as creative learning for young and vulnerable people, stories of migration and asylum, issues affecting LGBT people,...


Nov 26, 2018

Co-production Week (#CoProWeekScot) was held from the 19-25 November and provided an opportunity to learn, discuss and celebrate how co-production puts people and communities at the heart of the support and services they're part of.

Iriss.fm spoke to Sam Jordan from the Scottish Community Development Centre (SCDC) about...


Nov 5, 2018

Michelle Drumm interviews Lynn Williams, an unpaid carer and activist, providing practical care and support to her husband Derek. Derek has a high level spinal injury and other linked, complex needs.

Lynn is on the board of Engender, a national woman's organisation and on the board of her local Carers Centre. She...


Nov 1, 2018

Michael McEwan interviews Kevin Ditcham, Project Manager for Year of Young People2018 and Cameron Smith, one of the Young Ambassadors involved in the year's activities.

Year of Young People 2018 is an opportunity for generations to come together and celebrate Scotland's young people. It is a platform for young people (8...