The mental health of veterans of the armed forces and its link to offending has been a subject of considerable concern in recent years. This paper reviews the available evidence and suggests ways of tackling the issues that emerge.
This report is intended to inform the negotiations between service commissioners, clinicians and general managers of psychiatric services for children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities and their families. It aims to give an overview of the ways in which a service might be provided and the elements for a standard specification that might be adapted for local need.
This review adopts a ‘capability-based’ approach to equality, analysing older people with high support needs from different equality groups and highlighting relevant debates associated to equality and diversity.
Drawing on a range of reports, statistics and conversations with 13 experts, it presents: the equality profile of older people with high support needs; equality and diversity issues in accessing and experiencing services; the gaps in the evidence base; and a summary of the key debates and recommendations to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
This paper examines features of the UK private rented sector, investigates the impact of extending security of tenure and introducing second generation rent controls, assesses the potential for the private rented sector to provide an alternative to home-ownership for households who are priced out of home-ownership, or for whom risks are too high.
A practice guide executive summary to the challenges and opportunities in supporting children, families and communities through early intervention, based on effective local, national and international practice.
A practice guide to the challenges and opportunities in supporting children, families and communities through early intervention, based on effective local, national and international practice.
This is the final report of a major programme of work undertaken by ippr north, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and The Northern Way. The programme set out to understand why some deprived areas within city regions in the North of England have prospered whilst others have remained deprived even when the surrounding economy was performing strongly; to explore how deprived areas can be better linked to areas of economic opportunity; to consider the roles of local, sub-national and national bodies; and to inform a new generation of policies targeted at deprived neighbourhoods.
This paper provides some basic facts about the five main benefits that make up, or add to, the income of the approximately five million out-of-work working-age adults to help inform the debate on public spending cuts.
This paper classifies global governance institutions; examines how these institutions have contributed to the production and/or the alleviation of poverty in the UK; and outlines how anti-poverty campaigners in the UK can engage with global governance institutions.
This paper explores the relationship between globalisation and the processes and patterns that determine the quality of life of communities in the UK; discusses how globalisation affects the labour market; and examines how governments and policy-makers should respond to the impacts of globalisation on poverty and inequality.