Scottish Government evaluation of the Reading Rich programme, a partnership between National Children's Homes Scotland and the Scottish Book Trust which aimed to introduce a 'reading rich' environment for children and young people who are looked after in residential and foster care settings in Scotland so they could benefit from reading, books and literature. It ran from 2004 to 2007.
Booklet aimed at young people and giving them basic information regarding family law in Scotland and the rights and responsibilities parents and other carers have.
Good mental health is fundamental to the well-being and prosperity of England. In the last decade, greater investment and reforms have transformed mental health care, but now we need to go further.
This easy read booklet is a shorter version of New Horizons: Towards a shared vision for mental health. Which will help improve the services for adults with mental health problems better in the future, and help everyone have better mental health.
Leaflet on the Scottish Government website for service users about the National Care Standards for Foster Care and Family Placement Services.
Information leaflet for parents, carers and family members on how out-of-school-hours learning activities promote learning, healthy lifestyles and fun.
Leaflet highlighting four case studies of the 'invest to save' strategy which is a coherent, planned approach to investing in the development of placement services for looked after children so that unnecessary expenditure is avoided and available resources are used as efficiently as possible.
Factsheet providing information and guidance on what telecare is, its benefits and advantages for carers and how it can be obtained and paid for.
This is an accessible booklet with stories as well as information about Local Area Co-ordination, including contact details for Local Area Co-ordinators.
This booklet provides information about dementia for adults who have a learning disability.
The Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading care and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. They produce information and advice sheets to support those affected by dementia. This information sheet outlines the importance of getting a diagnosis and the processes involved in assessing whether a person is suffering from dementia.