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Paper that calls on the government to present a coherent, far-sighted programme to tackle the UK’s gang problem. In doing so it highlights the plight of girls and young women associated with gangs, who are often marginalised in discussion of these issues.
Report which identifies that as many as 40 per cent of children lack secure bonds, and there is particular concern for the 15 per cent who actively resist their parent. It recommends more support for good parenting and attachment by health visitors and children’s centres, with evidence-based interventions for those identified as higher risk.
Ninth report of session 2013-14 on the impact of Bedroom tax in Scotland.
Terminally ill people and their families were placed at the heart of the development and design of the research in order to:
Paper that presents the evidence around quality and outcomes in mental health services.
Document that sets out Scottish Government's approach under three headings – pockets, prospects and places which are key to tackling child poverty and consistent with the approach set out in 2011.
Demonstrates the yawning gaps in data, information analysis and research in four of the most vulnerable populations in society, namely vulnerable migrants, gypsies and travellers, homeless people and sex workers.
Policy report that looks at health and care services holistically, with the person, not the institution, at the centre.
Paper designed as a high-level resource and reference guide for local service leaders who want to improve care for older people. Within each component of care it describes the goal that the system should aim for and then presents key evidence about what can work, selected examples of local good practice, pointers to major reviews and guidelines, and advice about where to start.
Project that brought together different sectors all working with women who are homeless to share understanding of the particular experiences and challenges women face. It explored how organisations in different sectors are working with women to overcome these challenges, and how we can ensure women do get the riht help at the right time.