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Case study of a project in which a family gained more independence and control by being given freedom by East Renfrewshire Council to plan for their own alternative forms of respite care.

This report summarises the results of the third and final sweep of a study to estimate the prevalence of ‘problem drug use’ (defined as use of opiates and/or crack cocaine) nationally (England only), regionally, and locally. An overview of national and Government Office Region estimates are presented in this report, as are comparisons with the estimates produced by the second (2005/06) sweep of the study.

This resource defines schizophrenia and includes a list of facts, information about signs and symptoms, recovery, stigma related to schizophrenia and a list of useful contacts.

This resource defines Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression) and includes a list of facts, information about signs and symptoms, recovery, stigma related to bipolar disorder and a list of useful contacts.

Paper reflecting on the experience of an integrated multi-disciplinary team over three years and arguing that the views of the staff showed that initial misgivings about dilution of professional identity proved to be unfounded.

This resource defines depression and includes a list of facts, information about signs and symptoms, recovery, stigma related to depression and a list of useful contacts.

Research findings which examine the use of childcare for both the baby and toddler cohorts of the Growing Up in Scotland study (GUS) longitudinal research project, and how cost, type, mix of formal and informal provision, duration and childcare preferences vary according to parents’ socio-economic circumstances.

Differences in attitudes towards employment and childcare are also explored.

This learning object is one of a set of exercises and activities taken from the book 'Modern Social Work Practice' written by Mark Doel and Steven Shardlow. This activity introduces the student to a twelve-point framework for running a meeting; as a participant or as a chairperson, the activity gives the student a basis to judge good practice.

Resource produced by the DCSF to assist local authorities with their statutory duty to carry out research in order to assess parental demand for childcare in their area.

Annual report of MAPPA for the assessment and management of the risk posed by certain sexual and violent offenders in the Tayside area.