SSKS

Resources selected by NHS Education for Scotland for inclusion in Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS).

Towards co-production: taking participation to the next level (Workforce Development Report 53. SCIE report 53)

Short report that details the findings of an independent evaluation of SCIE’s participation function and describes SCIE’s new strategy to work towards co-production.

Hearing voices

The Hearing Voices booklet is designed to help people understand and cope with their experiences. It offers a range of advice on how to deal with voices, from tips for relaxation such as meditation and breathing exercises, to advice on how to engage with and manage the voices. Hearing Voices was produced by The Hive, a SAMH service based at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital, based on consultation with people who attend the regular Hearing Voices support group. Registration for a publisher username and password is required, in order to view this guide.

SCIE Report 52: SCIE’s approach to economic evaluation in social care

This report forms part of SCIE’s wider work on economics. It presents SCIE’s position on how economic evaluations should be undertaken, and the results used, to inform decision-making in the social care sector.

Assessment: financial crime against vulnerable adults

Assessment that examines the current threat towards vulnerable adults and provides an insight into the nature of victims and perpetrators.

It explains methods used to commit such financial crimes and examines the impact on victims.

Elearning : poverty, parenting and social exclusion

This learning activity is Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) e-learning resource, published in 2008. These elearning resources are freely available to all users and, through audio, video and interactive uses of technology, bring alive key aspects of poverty, parenting and social exclusion with particular reference to children and families.

Elearning : children of prisoners

This learning activity is Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) e-learning resource in 2008. These elearning resources are freely available to all users and, through audio, video and interactive uses of technology, will provide the user with an engaging introduction to the significant, but unknown, number of children who are affected by the loss of a parent or carer to prison.

Elearning : introduction to residential child care

These elearning resources are freely available to all users and, through audio, video and interactive uses of technology, will provide the user with an engaging introduction to different residential care settings, the needs that children may have in care, young people's own concerns, interpreting and acting on children's behaviour, helping children meet the outcomes of 'Every child matters', key legislation and managing challenging behaviour. Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) e-learning resource published in 2008.

Elearning : managing risk, minimising restraint : challenges, dilemmas and positive approaches : for working with older people in care homes

This learning activity is a Social Care Institute for Excellence SCIE e-learning resource. These elearning resources are freely available to all. They provide audio, video and interactive technology to assist in exploring the nature of managing risk and minimising restraint when working with older people in care homes. The resources also support learning and teaching for the Health and Social Care Diploma, levels 3 and 4. Resource published in 2009.

Elearning : open dementia programme

This learning activity is Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) e-learning resource. The Open Dementia elearning Programme is aimed at anyone who comes into contact with someone with dementia and provides a general introduction to the disease and the experience of living with dementia. This programme is designed to be accessible to a wide audience and to make learning as enjoyable as possible and so allows users to fully interact with the content and includes video, audio and graphics to make the content come alive. Resource published 2009.

Elearning : personalisation

This learning activity is the Social Care Institute for Excellence SCIE's e-learning resource on personalisation. These elearning resources are freely available to all. They provide audio, video and interactive technology to assist in exploring the nature of Personalisation. Resource published in 2011.