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Dec 5, 2022

The community social work conference was held on 8 November 2022 in Dunfermline. It was focused on a new model of community social work, which has been launched in Fife. 

We spoke to Colin Turbett, social work author and consultant; and Kathy Henwood, the CSWO of Fife Education and Children’s Services. They provided...

Oct 31, 2022

This is Me is a campaign that aims to increase public awareness of the experiences of people with learning disabilities.

It is a partnership of the Scottish Learning Disability Observatory (SLDO), the Scottish Commission for People with Learning Disabilities (SCLD), Down's Syndrome Scotland and Promoting a More...

Oct 18, 2022

ENRICH Scotland is a programme of work that supports research in care homes. 

We speak to the Co-chairs, Emma Law and Susan Shenkin about the programme, what it’s achieving and it’s ambitions.

They explain how research undertaken in care homes improves the lives of people who live in care homes, their families and...

Sep 23, 2022

Heart is a wellbeing model of service delivery for children and their families in East Ayrshire. It is an approach in keeping with the principles of a human rights-based, inclusive service design and delivery.

Michelle from Iriss speaks to Andrew Bryers about the model, its aims and progress to date. Andrew has been...

Jul 5, 2022

New Routes Home is a partnership of interested individuals and organisations across Scotland who campaign for the right of all people with disabilities to have their own home and to have meaningful choices around where they live, and who (if anyone) lives with them. This includes having choices around how support...