Report of a study which set out to assess local authority practice on housing service self-assessment and performance management as well as gather evidence to facilitate the drawing up of good practice guidance in this area.
Report presenting the findings of an analysis of official statistics on smoking during pregnancy for Scotland and Glasgow in particular. The findings revealed that reductions in smoking rates were not due to women giving up smoking but an increase in the percentage of women whose smoking status was recorded as 'not known'.
Most European countries have recognized mental health as a priority area in recent years. Neuropsychiatric disorders are the second leading cause of disability-adjusted lifeyears (DALYs) in the WHO European Region. The report offers overview of activities in areas such as mental health promotion, mental disorder prevention, preventing stigma, service provision, human rights and empowerment of service users and families and carers.
Document reporting and discussing the results of a survey of mental health service users conducted to discover how isolated people with mental health problems felt, to determine the causes and triggers and how people overcome isolation.
This revised edition of HM Inspectorate of Education's report How good is our school? replaces all previous versions.
Along with a revised edition of Child at the Centre, this document forms the third part of How good is our school? The Journey to Excellence.
The aim of this publication is to help schools to evaluate the quality of its education, based around a set of quality indicators.
Report of a feasibility study which aimed to establish the parameters of a potential healthy working practices demonstration and research project and ensure that the research focused on answering the right questions.
In this report plans are set out for government investment in Scotland over the three year period 2003-2006. Proposals for public spending are made in Justice, Education, Health, Social Justice, Transport, Environment and Administration.
Study that reports on how training care home staff can enhance social care and the health of older people in UK residential homes. It provides evidence of the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches, discusses barriers and facilitators, and identifies challenges for the future.
This report is based on a survey of each of the 32 local authority areas in Scotland which was carried out between June 2007 and February 2008. The survey considered the scale and nature of the CCTV infrastructure in Scotland, the purposes for which CCTV is used, the procedures for data management, staffing and training, the evaluation of the impacts of CCTV, and, current funding and development plans.
Report advocating a rethinking of how self-esteem is understood in the UK. It argues that it should be considered a personal tool which helps all of us live our lives and, by extension, brings wider benefits such as potentially improving the quality of society. It makes recommendations as to how the self-esteem of society as a whole can be improved.