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Joint publication: Dementia - Supporting people with dementia and their carers in health and social care

Social Care Institute of Excellence (SCIE) feature on dementia, exploring the effective implementation of the SCIE / NICE Dementia guidelines. SCIE’s film aims to highlight the importance of social and health care working together to help people with dementia better manage their condition.

respectme website

respectme, Scotland's Anti-Bullying Service was launched in March 2007. This organisation works with all adults who have a role to play in the lives of children and young people to give them the practical skills and confidence to deal with bullying behaviour, where it occurs.

Children of prisoners : release

Video showing the particular difficulties families can face following release from prison and highlighting the fact these are often overlooked and unexpected even though this may be when the family needs most support.

Financial Services Authority

Website of the FSA which contains news, information and advice on all aspects of personal finance.

Review of older people's engagement with government : report to government

Report of a review of the arrangements in place for older people to engage with government at all levels which looks at alternative options for engagement and makes recommendations on these with a view to improving the system.

Risk Management Authority

Website of the RMA, the Scottish public body tasked with ensuring the effective assessment, management and minimisation of risk of serious violent and sexual offenders.

GIRFEC: Childhood, Citizenship and Children's Services - Building a strong corporate family

This podcast is taken from the 'GIRFEC: Childhood, Citizenship and Children's Services' Conference held in Glasgow on the 24-26 September. Session 3 - Building Better Childhoods, Responding to Need. Anna Fowlie, Head of Corporate Parenting, Care and Justice Division, Children, Young People and Social Care Directorate talks about how to look after children and young people in care.

Choices... What Choices?

Parents living in poverty face a complex set of factors at individual, family and community levels that make parenting more difficult. In this learning object you will explore a case study of Selina and her family, and in so doing, gain an understanding of some of the difficult choices faced by parents in poverty, as well as support services that could help parents cope. Note: This resource contains audio.

Wired In : films

This blog is written by David Clark, director of Wired In, an organisation that empowers individuals, families and communities to tackle substance use problems, encouraging and enabling people to find their path to recover. This page of the blog has links to short films on recovery and addiction.

Providing care at home for people with dementia

Video featuring a case study highlighting the challenges and rewards of providing care at home for people with dementia, and showing the positive effects for those receiving this support.