Reading and Watching
Here you will find some materials we have found interesting, inspiring and have supported us to take action, you might like them too...
Personalities and Behaviours
Improvement and Innovation
Paul Bate, Glenn Robert: Bringing user experience to healthcare improvement
Hamilton, David (2016) Using Science to Inspire http://drdavidhamilton.com/
Syed, M (2015) Viewpoint: How creativity is helped by failure. BBC. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-34775411
Henley, P (2015) Would citizens’ assemblies work? BBC. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-34640330
Long term Condition Alliance Scotland. (2008). Guan Yersel: The self management strategy for Long Term Conditions in Scotland. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Health/Support-Social-Care/Self-Management/GaunYersel
Speaking up/Public speaking
Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS)
SSKS is a website and digital library dedicated to the social services sector.
CLICK HERE to find high-quality materials like e-books and e-journals to help inform your research and practice
Reflection and single and double loop learning
Iriss is a charitable company that promotes positive outcomes for the people who use Scotland's social services, by enhancing the capacity and capability of the social services workforce, to access and make use of knowledge and research for service innovation and improvement.
Iriss uses three approaches in the work that they do:
- We inform - create conditions for effective information sharing
- We translate and facilitate - support individuals and groups to make use of evidence
- We co-create - work with communities to test out ideas and create conditions for embedding change
CLICK HERE to be taken to the Iriss website or have a look below for some specific reading/watching material you might find interesting and inspiring!
Iriss Insights are a wide variety of topics discussed in these evidence summaries including Achieving effective supervision, Prison leavers and homelessness, Peer support roles in mental health services and Extending the housing options for older people.
They outline the evidence and discuss the potential implications for the social services.
Why not check them out!
Personalisation and Self Directed Support
Personalisation and Self Directed Support is about working with individuals to develop a personalised support plan for the future. This approach will give individuals more choice, flexibility and control over how their support is provided, and allow them to live an independent and fulfilling life in their local communities.
For more information about Personalisation and Self Directed Support, click on the following information below:
Pilotlight co-designed seven pathways to self-directed support focusing on mental health, risk, self-employment, young people in transition, older people in transition, people with younger onset dementia and people in recovery from substance misuse.