My Home Life Scotland Events


The following events hosted by the My Home Life team are being held in the West of Scotland in the first half of this year.

 Facilitation for Developing Effective Relationship-Centred Practice

30-31 March & 27 April, University of the West of Scotland Hamilton Campus

The 3 day course led by Professor Belinda Dewar and Dr Cathy Sharp is a unique and creative opportunity to experience relationship centred facilitation. The programme provides an opportunity to apply theoretical and practical aspects of relationship-centred practice and appreciative inquiry to practice development and leading change. Building on existing knowledge and skills it supports you to use workplace learning to enhance client care, team working and service delivery and improvement in complex environments.

Cost: £650 per person;

for more details and to register contact Project Manager – My Home Life Scotland

My Home Life Research Dissemination Event

25th April, 10am-3.30pm, Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

This special event is to disseminate the initial findings of two ongoing My Home Life research projects:

  • Edel Roddy, will talk about “Enhacing the Experience of Inspection in Care Homes from the perspective of all involved using Appreciative Inquiry” (PhD study co-funded by UWS and the Care Inspectorate)
  • Karen Barrie, Focussing on Personal Outcomes in Care Homes

Cost: Free; Click here to register

Appreciative and Participatory Action Research in Care Homes

25th May, 10.30am-3.30pm University of the West of Scotland Hamilton Campus

The seminar is a collaboration between the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Practice at UWS and the National Care Home Research and Development Forum. Speakers/Presentation topics are:

  • Dr Julie Watson, Face to Face: Relating to people with Dementia until the end of life in Care Homes
  • Karen Barrie & Dr Cathy Sharp, Personal Outcomes and My Home Life
  • Edel Roddy, Us and Them, You and Me, We. Inspection in Care Homes, it’s all about relationships
  • Bryan Mitchell, Introducing and Evaluating the Contribution of Complementary Therapy to Nursing Home Residents experiencing later stages of Dementia.

Cost: Free; Click here to register

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