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Mar 18, 2020

Is use of language something you carefully consider as a social worker?

And is language important to social work practice?

Sara Hitchin, Senior Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Stirling certainly thinks so and has written an article about it for the Scottish Organisation for Practice Teaching or...


Mar 10, 2020

'There’s More to Care than Caring' is a Scottish Government-led adult social care recruitment campaign which was launched in January 2020. It aims to encourage people to take up a career in care.

Michelle from Iriss had a conversation with Lorraine Gray, Chief Executive of SSSC, about the purpose of the campaign,...


Feb 28, 2020

Indepen-dance creates opportunities for disabled and non-disabled people to enjoy, express and fulfil their potential through dance.

Michael McEwan interviews one of the founding members, Karen Anderson, as well as Adam, a dancer involved in the project.

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Feb 11, 2020

KOR Records is an independent record label that creates music projects for young people with additional support needs and releases their output.

Michael McEwan interviews Geraldine Heaney about the work of the record company. 

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Jan 22, 2020

Humans of Scotland is a campaign that highlights the voices of those with long term conditions, disabilities and those who are unpaid carers.

Michael McEwan interviews Angela Millar, the campaign lead and two people who share their stories as part of the campaign, Raven Lane and Michael Byrne.

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