Report that presents the results of Eurofound’s work on company initiatives for workers with care responsibilities for disabled children or adults.
The research focused on initiatives that employers can take to support the needs of workers who have (informal) care responsibilities, including parents caring for children with disabilities and carers of adults who need care because of disability, illness or old age.
Briefing developed by EDCM, with the support of The Children’s Trust, Tadworth to: focus attention on disabled children, young people and their families at a time of whole system change; ensure that the voice of patients is heard; make sure that the modernised NHS delivers better services for disabled children, particularly those with complex and/or palliative care needs.
Report that sheds light on children with disabilities who are suffering from sexual violence - abuse that goes unacknowledged, both by communities and by the state; is shrouded in taboos; and is rarely discussed or investigated.
The report seeks to address this and make the issue more visible, as well as challenge governments and communities, including the international community, to tackle it head on.
Report that examines the findings of a study commissioned by Action for Children to explore the impact that their short break services have on disabled children and their families. The study began in August 2010 and an interim report was published in September 2010 (Holmes, McDermid, Soper and Lawson, 2010).
It aims to explore the impact of Action for Children short breaks services on disabled children and their families within this context and seeks to provide an evidence base for the future provision of Action for Children services to disabled children and their families.
Report that highlights four key recommendations for addressing poverty in families with disabled children.
Report that provides a snapshot of the experiences of parents of disabled children in order to highlight examples of good practice and identify possible areas of concern.
Findings do not cover a representative sample, so cannot reflect the progress of the short breaks programme as a whole, but provide real life examples of the way that impact can be made on the ground.
Research that focuses on the under-explored area of advocacy for disabled children and young people across England.
Paper that explores family leadership, and highlights some key steps to encourage its growth and outlines some of the practical ways in which progress towards family leadership is being made across the region.
Results of a survey conducted by the Every Child Matters (EDCM) campaign in partnership with the Family Fund on families with disabled children and their experiences of childcare and employment.
One of a series of reports providing the social services workforce with brief, accessible and practice-oriented summaries of published evidence on key topics.
Developed through a process of rapid appraisal, Insights seek to highlight the practice implications of research evidence and answer the 'So what does this mean in practice?' question for each topic reviewed.