Preventing loneliness and social isolation in older people

Prevention has been identified as a key aspect of Scottish public service reform. In response to the findings of the Christie Commission (2011), the Scottish Government has called for ... Continue Reading →

Better use of better knowledge

Better use of  better knowledge is a crucial issue for social services.  Claire Lightowler, Programme Manager: Evidence Informed Practice from the Institute for Research and Innovation ... Continue Reading →

Finding solutions to the workforce of the future challenge

It has been a really exciting few months working with people from across our sector, the Institute for Innovation and Research in Social Services (IRISS), design graduates and leaders ... Continue Reading →