executive summary

Executive summary which brings together the findings from a serious case review and identifies the lessons learned from the case and the recommendations.

Executive summary which brings together the findings from a serious case review and to clearly identify the lessons learned from the case and the recommendations which have been made.

Targeted study undertaken by Qa Research (Qa) on behalf of Children & Young People Now magazine.

The resulting report examines the experiences of young people who are gang-affiliated or who have witnessed street gang activity. The views of professionals who support young people associated with gangs are also presented.

This Round-up examines family and friendship influences on young people’s drinking habits, in order to shed light on how the negative aspects of young people’s drinking culture in the UK might be changed.

The summary was published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation in January 2011.

Study evaluating a youth crime befriending scheme with particular reference to the processes involved in running the scheme and the effectiveness of its outcomes for young people.

Study assessing the progress and effectiveness of the National Parenting Development Project which was set up to develop the range and quality of parent support services in Scotland.

This summary sets out the main findings from a review of the recent literature on strategies to tackle illicit drug markets and distribution networks in the UK. The report was commissioned by the UK Drug Policy Commission and has been prepared by the Institute for Criminal Policy Research, School of Law, King’s College London. This review restricted itself to domestic measures for tackling the drugs trade.

SCIE's third At a glance summary examines nutritional care in relation to older people. As part of its Nutrition Action Plan, the Department of Health has asked SCIE to provide guidance on nutrition for the social care sector. SCIE's Dignity in Care guide has been expanded to cover this information in a section on Nutritional care.

This is a summary of a report by the Social Services Inspection Agency about children who are looked after by local authorities. The report is about how everyone who is responsible for children, who for lots of different reasons cannot live at home, can get it right for them. The report has eight chapters and this summary describes briefly what is in each one.

Report summarising the results of research conducted for the Department of Health into families' attitudes and behaviours towards diet and activity. This research aimed to enable work to promote healthy weight in children and families to be more effectively targeted and delivered.