Evidence review that seeks to explore the evidence base in respect of housing with care and support, in particular extra care provision, and the extent to which the range of models embraced by this term provide an effective alternative to residential and nursing care.
The aim is to offer a greater range of housing options for older people and to promote a continuum of provision between home and care home.
Article that asks why bureaucracy is derailing personalisation and what can be done to rescue the policy.
BBC Radio 4 You and Yours programme, featuring Mani Djazmi testing the Disability Rough Guide - the first guide published on 100 British destinations accessible to disabled people.
The workforce skills report is produced by the Scottish Social Service Council (SSSC). This report examines data on: • the social services workforce in Scotland • key strategic workforce challenges for the sector • key skills issues • current training provision • future workforce issues.
Web resource that lists publications mapping policy, strategic and practice developments to the Getting it right for every child (GIRFEC) Well-being indicators.
This learning resource will provide the learner with the necessary skills and knowledge to critically examine — from point of assessment to actual service delivery — how the needs of minority ethnic carers and service users are currently being met. It therefore aims to ensure that the need to achieve equality of opportunity and access lies at the heart of individual and collective practice.
Website designed to help people affected by mental health problems on their journey of recovery. It invites people to write their stories and experiences – and offers tools and prompts to encourage, inspire and support people to write.
The Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS) has three programmes through which it delivers its work: evidence-informed practice, innovation and improvement, and knowledge media. This is a research paper, which examines attitudes, approaches, use and barriers to innovation and improvement and evidence-informed practice in the sector, which could be used as a baseline for future research to track and monitor attitudinal change.
In this training programme for the social care workforce you’ll find detailed information about solvent and volatile substance abuse, together with a range of materials that you will be able to download and refer to again and again. This site also contains audio interviews, videos, factsheets and in-depth training materials that you’ll be able to take away and use in the training of others.
Guidance for all practitioners including those working in: children and family social work; health; education; residential care; early years; youth services; youth justice; police; independent and third sector; and adult services who might be supporting parents with disabled children or involved in the transition between child and adult services.