Paper that examines whether there are any changes the Scottish Government can make, in the short-term, to improve the way the government-funded nursery provision works as well as feed into the wider debate on childcare.
Research into experiences of lone parents in rural Fife conducted in partnership with Fife Gingerbread. Volunteers from the Fife Gingerbread Buddy programme with experience of lone parenthood were trained as peer researchers and were involved in all stages of the research project, the design, fieldwork and analysis.
The research sought to explore and understand lone parent’s quality of life within rural communities of Fife.
A practical guide for health and social care practitioners working in mental health services.
Report based on the second in a series of annual reviews to gauge the scale of child neglect and monitor the effects of changes in national and local policy and practice.
Booklet which introduces a summarised, communication-focussed view of various approaches to public dialogue and deliberation. It brings together ideas from various disciplines and fields of practice to explore how they can be put to work towards meaningful public engagement.
Shared values and principles that should govern approaches to integration and the way new structures are built that will empower citizens of Scotland and unlock them from the failing of past systems, rather than locking them into a new system that lacks a clear vision.
Report on the Housing Benefit Under-Occupation Charge to the Welfare Reform Committee of the Scottish Parliament.
The research was commissioned to give a deeper understanding of scale and the depth of those affected (at Scottish and local authority level) by the under-occupation charge and the capacity of the system to meet down-sizing demand via one bed vacancies coming forward in a given year (a rough proxy for capacity).
Report of a survey of Child Death Overview Panels (CDOPs) across England around handling of information about child deaths, actions and recommendations resulting from reviews and how to make better use of information collected by CDOPs.