Storyworks gathers and presents personal stories around a range of topics. It works with artists, health professionals, researchers, charities, patients, and theatre companies. Its projects have taken them around the world; from living rooms and hospital wards to music festivals and prison cells.
An inititative that encourages families to create a playlist of personally meaningful music on an iPod for their loved one. Features stories from families and individuals involved in the programme.
A series of stories from people with autism, parents and siblings.
The NHS Scotland Releasing Time to Care (RTC) Community of Practice (CoP) website is for all clinicians and colleagues from Health and Social Care settings around NHSScotland who are working with and realising the benefits of the RTC programme. This website offers us all the opportunity to network and share our success stories and challenges, and learn with and from others. Anyone with an interest in RTC in health and social care may join this network, which is intended to be a place where you can freely interact with the Scotland-wide RTC community
Website that offers information about the Social Care Research Ethics Committee (REC), types of studies it reviews, how to apply for research ethics review, and who to contact for further help.
The Social Care REC is a group of people appointed to review research proposals to assess formally if the research is ethical. This means the research must conform to recognised ethical standards which include respecting the dignity, rights, safety and wellbeing of the people who take part.
A programme run by the Scottish Universities Insight Institute (SUII).
The key objectives of this project are to:
An independent site where anyone can share their stories of adult social care or the NHS. The site covers adult social services (as well as NHS services) in England, giving service users, their families and carers the opportunity to publish their personal experiences, good or bad, of the care system.
An independent site about personal experiences of UK health services, good or bad. It is about honest and meaningful conversations between patients and health services.
Multimedia company committed to working with UK-based social enterprises and charities. It specialises in high quality film and photography production.
The Food for Thought project was an ESRC funded project to explore the ways in which food is used symbolically by children, foster carers and residential staff. It looks at how food may stand for thoughts, beliefs and feelings and how these can be better understood and harnessed in the care of children.
The webiste contains training materials and tools for relfecting on food pratices. The resources will: