life story work

For more story-based resources, see the Storybank.

Audio clips and transcripts of Storytelling and Organizing Project (STOP), based in the United States. STOP is a community project collecting and sharing stories about everyday people taking action to end interpersonal violence.

For more story-based resources, see the Storybank.

A series of videos which document care leavers telling their stories about being in care, as well as the making of the care leavers stories project.

For more story-based resources, see the Storybank.

Details in a step by step format how IRISS helped Liam, a 20-year old with autism, create a video CV in order to demonstrate how someone with autism might better present their skills.

For more story-based resources, see the Storybank.

Recovery stories submitted to the Scottish Recovery Network. They are searchable by topic.

For more story-based resources, see the Storybank.

A series of written stories that illustrate how the divide between health and social care affects people's lives. They have been included in the Commission on the Future of Health and Social Care call for evidence.

For more story-based resources, see the Storybank.

Patient Voices digital stories use video, audio, still images and music to convey patients', carers', practitioners' and managers' own stories in a unique way. They are intended to touch the hearts of managers, clinicians and others striving to improve the quality of health and social care. Workshops are increasingly being used to engage with, and evidence outputs from, the Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) and patient engagement agendas, together with being used to provide qualitative evidence of the patient experience.

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.

For more story-based resources, see the Storybank.

Guidance that: outlines the benefits of person-centred story-gathering; explores the skills required to gather personal stories; considers legal and ethical issues associated with NHS story-gathering; highlights the principles of good governance that must underpin such work; shares best practice; supports staff to ensure that the information shared by patients, their carers and colleagues; and produces positive results, both for the service and for the individuals involved.