life story work

Citizen Leadership Programme

A series of 12 videos commissioned by SCLD (Scottish Consortium for Learning Disability), EDG (Edinburgh Development Group) , Heartfelt, ARC (Association for Real Change) Scotland on the subject of Citizen Leadership. Each video features a service user or carer talking about their experiences.

Care story library

The stories in this library highlight the impact that health and social care services have on the quality of life of people who use these services and their carers. They were created as part of a digital storytelling project that is being taken forward by the Joint Improvement Team (JIT) and NHS Scotland Information Services Division.

SCIE Report 04: Using systematic reviews to improve social care

The report examines the relevance of systematic reviews to the endeavour to promote better knowledge for better services. It considers some philosophical as well as technical or methodological issues, and makes some recommendations as to how an organisation such as SCIE can best use the range of initiatives, including the Campbell Collaboration, that are happening worldwide.

What matters with personal narratives?: an exploration as to how personal narratives are used in the promotion of recovery and social inclusion by mental health service users in Scotland

Paper describing a study which aimed to investigate how personal narratives are used in Scotland to promote recovery and social inclusion by mental health service users.