This research briefing was published by the Social Care Institute for Excellence in February 2005. A SCIE research briefing is a summary of information on a particular topic to update practice at the health and social care interface. The topic of this briefing is parents with intellectual or learning disabilities and the support they may need to help them as parents.
A SCIE briefing provides up-to-date information on a particular topic. The topic of this briefing is the health and well-being of young carers. There is no standard definition of the term “young carer”.
Report on the progress made on improving children's digital safety, following the publication of the original review in 2008.
This report uses data from the Growing Up in Scotland study (GUS) to explore the circumstances and outcomes of young children who experience persistent poverty.
Report detailing the results of a survey of privately fostered children to see how well the rules and regulations governing private fostering are working out.
Briefing paper summarising research into the experiences with mental health services of BME families where one or both parents have mental health problems and whose children are under 18.
Scottish Executive Education Department, 2002 The product of literature review research, this report describes effective strategies for helping children cope with periods of change through the promotion of resilience.
Report of a survey which visited nineteen prisons in England to evaluate the provision of learning and skills for offenders on long custodial sentences.
Report of a survey which visited nineteen prisons in England to evaluate the provision of learning and skills for offenders on short custodial sentences.
Paper summarising the policy literature and research concerning why older people living at home may deliberately or unintentionally fail to take all of their prescribed medication when they need to and what measures may be effective in helping them comply with the prescribed doses.