This research briefing was published by the Social Care Institute for Excellence in February 2005. A SCIE research briefing is a summary of information on a particular topic to update practice at the health and social care interface. The topic of this briefing is parents with intellectual or learning disabilities and the support they may need to help them as parents.
A SCIE briefing provides up-to-date information on a particular topic. The topic of this briefing is the health and well-being of young carers. There is no standard definition of the term “young carer”.
Publication reviewing examples of both innovative and established fostering practice in the UK with a view to encouraging all who work in the field to reflect on their own practice.
Briefing paper summarising research into the experiences with mental health services of BME families where one or both parents have mental health problems and whose children are under 18.
Paper summarising the policy literature and research concerning why older people living at home may deliberately or unintentionally fail to take all of their prescribed medication when they need to and what measures may be effective in helping them comply with the prescribed doses.
This briefing focuses on fathers’ experiences of their child’s disability, impairment or chronic illness, and their resulting needs. Fathers of disabled children experience many of the same needs and concerns as mothers, but they do also have particular issues and needs. Fathers of disabled children are fathers first, and fathers of a disabled child second.
Research briefing paper concentrating on issues relating to the identification of and interventions for people over 60 years who have dual sensory loss in the form of a combined hearing and sight impairment (deafblind).
This resource guide is about teaching and learning communication skills in social work qualifying education. It is intended to be a resource for all of those involved in teaching and learning on the new social work degree.
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.
Paper reporting on a knowledge review carried out to pinpoint what is known about effective working with challenging and disruptive situations in residential care.