Brief online article highlighting a DVD which can be used with either groups of parents or carers or individuals and gives examples of practical ways in which they can support children's learning.
This review is the first stage of a project looking at the evidence-base for social care. The knowledge review identifies the main types of research, experience and wisdom that combine to form the social care knowledge base and proposes a framework for assessing the quality of knowledge of any type.
Document containing material indicating the performance standards expected for each of the performance grades set out in the Department for Children, Schools and Families Guidance for Children's Centres Self-evaluation. The material comprises a set of descriptors of standards or judgments to be applied to each Sure Start children's centre and is intended for use by Sure Start centre managers and local authority staff supporting them.
UK Government consultation document on proposed school-level indicators to improve the information available to schools to help them assess the well-being issues their pupils face and evaluate the school's performance in promoting pupil well-being.
Document containing the full text of all the articles of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Paper describing and discussing three pragmatic randomised controlled trials done to help children at risk of conduct disorder.
This literature review examines the evidence relating to people with dementia living in extra care housing, commissioned by the Housing and Dementia Research Consortium (HDRC) in November 2008. Key aims were to identify recent literature with a focus on evidence relating to the following: design and use of the built environment; facilities, furnishings and equipment; care, support and therapeutic services; organisation and management; outcomes in relation to health, wellbeing, policy and cost.
The NES/SRN Mental Health Recovery Project is a joint project between NHS Education for Scotland and the Scottish Recovery Network. The project is part of the overall implementation of the actions contained in 'Rights, Relationships and Recovery' (Scottish Executive, 2006), the national review of mental health nursing in Scotland. The overall aim of the project is to provide an outline framework for training/education for mental health nurses in relation to recovery and identify next actions for the implementation of this framework.
This website provides a history of Hull-House in Chicago and its co-founder Jane Addams. It is constructed at the University of Illinois at Chicago as an on-going research project to engage scholars and students.