Case Study: Pain Concern

ESS worked with Pain Concern to help improve their helpline service. This case study is an example of an ESS evaluation principle: good evaluation should fit the way you work.

Case Study: Pain Concern Helpline

This case study is about the steps Pain Concern took in order to capture the difference their telephone helpline makes for people living in chronic pain.

Case Study: ParentSpace

Case study about how evaluation support from ESS helped improve ParentSpace’s evaluation planning – and confidence.

Case Study: Scottish Ballet

This case study is about two tailored support sessions that ESS facilitated for Scottish Ballet, to support them to set and measure outcomes.

Case Study: Shared Care Scotland

This case study is about how Shared Care Scotland (SCS) created an evaluation system for the Short Breaks Fund grants. To do this, SCS commissioned five tailored support sessions with ESS over 10 months.

Case Study: Smart Play Network

ESS provided tailored support for this organisation in 2011, and again in 2023 when the CEO felt it was time for an evaluation refresh.

Case Study: Speech Bubble Drama

This case study describes the way Speech Bubble Drama initially used ESS website resources and templates to write their first evaluation plan. ESS then reviewed the evaluation plan to help them ensure their evaluation captures what matters and fits the way they do their work.

Case Study: Waverley Care

This case study by Waverley Care is about the benefits of planning evaluation at the start of a project.