Paper with the objective of understanding the ʻcare conundrumʼ in order to explore how it can be addressed and resolved. To do this, the paper exploits the ideas and insight of political science.
Annual report that presents evidence from inspection and regulatory visits undertaken between September 2010 and August 2011 by the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted).
It takes evidence from inspection activity across the full range of Ofsted’s statutory remit, which includes early years and childcare, provision for education and skills in schools, colleges and adult learning, children’s social care and local authority services for children.
Briefing that looks at benefit changes that can make it easier for service users and carers to get involved in paid participation for social care consultations and events.
Briefing that offers a summary of some of the ways in which working with adult social care can help clinical commissioning groups manage their new responsibilities.
Resources for those who work with people at the end of life and their families.
Report that breaks new ground in examining the ethical challenges potentially posed by factoring environmental outcomes into different levels of health and social care decision-making, including resource allocation and treatments.
The environmental and climate change ethics literatures are considered in conjunction with health and social care ethical principles in order to inform the development of a new sustainable health and social care ethical framework.
Paper that aims to describe the social value judgements about equity in health and health care that NICE has hitherto used to guide its decision making.
To do this, it reviews both the general social value judgements reported in NICE guidance on methodology and the case-specific social value judgements reported in NICE guidance about particular health care technologies and public health interventions.
The tragic deaths of Victoria Climbié in 2000 and Peter Connelly in 2007 brought the difficulties of identifying and dealing with severe neglect and abuse sharply into public focus. These children died, following weeks and months of appalling abuse, at the hands of those responsible for caring for them.
The public outcries that followed asked how the many different professionals who had seen these children and their families in the weeks before their deaths could have failed to recognise the extent of the children’s maltreatment.
Series of videos on the subject of personalisation.
Guide that looks at how social care services can improve access to adults with autism.
It is based on research that explores the barriers to services experienced by people with autism. It covers people with autism, whether or not they also have a learning disability.
The guide suggests ways services can improve, identifying how best to meet the goals of the government's autism strategy.