guidelines

Paper designed as a high-level resource and reference guide for local service leaders who want to improve care for older people. Within each component of care it describes the goal that the system should aim for and then presents key evidence about what can work, selected examples of local good practice, pointers to major reviews and guidelines, and advice about where to start.

For more story-based resources, see the Storybank.

Manual that has been developed to assist community and women’s health agencies in building their capacity to evaluate health promotion programs and practice using an approach that incorporates narrative evaluation and action research methodologies. 

It has been produced through the collaborative work of the Narrative Evaluation Action Research (NEAR) pilot project team based in Melbourne, Australia.

For more story-based resources, see the Storybank.

Resource aimed at helping groups of people to work with stories in a systematic way that supports learning and inspires action to improve places.

For more story-based resources, see the Storybank.

Briefing on story dialogue as a means of community inquiry and sharing across public and community/voluntary sectors.

No one would argue that unpaid family carers should not be equal partners in care, as their care constitutes over 50% of all care provided in every local authority and NHS region of Scotland. Consistent and meaningful carer engagement must therefore be at the heart of all good health and social care policy. But a great gulf remains between good intentions and good practice. The Coalition of Carers in Scotland is pleased to o!er the carer engagement standards in this document as a bridge to help planning o"cers and commissioners of services move from good intentions to better practice.

Guide that is primarily written for managers and senior staff of care homes but it has also been written with GPs in mind, as well as members of clinical commissioning groups and joint health and wellbeing boards.

For more story-based resources, see the Storybank.

Initiative established at the University of Glamorgan in January 2009 to undertake consultancy and research in the field of narrative and storytelling, with a particular focus on public services and research. It has taken commissions from organisations such as Equalities and Human Rights Commission, Newport Social Services, Care Council for Wales and Mind Cymru. 

There has been particular interest from organisations seeking to create digital, multimedia narratives that can be disseminated and presented at conferences, online and on DVD. 

For more story-based resources, see the Storybank.

Breaking Barriers offers a range of digital storytelling services, including adapting stories into broadcast short films. The organisation works on customised projects in partnership with others, and also makes single commissioned digital stories.

For more story-based resources, see the Storybank.

An IRISS how-to guide to filming people's real-life stories. It aims to help with the technical aspects of capturing stories, and filming interviews more generally.