research report

Hidden needs

Demonstrates the yawning gaps in data, information analysis and research in four of the most vulnerable populations in society, namely vulnerable migrants, gypsies and travellers, homeless people and sex workers.

One person, one team, one system

Policy report that looks at health and care services holistically, with the person, not the institution, at the centre. It proposes a set of recommendations that will focus on helping people stay well, manage their conditions and promote their independence; it suggests how incentives can be aligned across health and care organisations to encourage them to put people’s interests first; and it encourages health and social care to work in partnership for their communities, without proposing expensive and distracting structural reorganisations.

Rebuilding shattered lives: the final report

Project that brought together different sectors all working with women who are homeless to share understanding of the particular experiences and challenges women face. It explored how organisations in different sectors are working with women to overcome these challenges, and how we can ensure women do get the riht help at the right time.

Is excessive paperwork in care homes undermining care for older people?

Report that explores whether the burden placed upon staff in care homes to produce paperwork is having a positive or a detrimental effect on the quality of care.

The experiences of mothers aged under 20: analysis of data from the Growing Up in Scotland study

The aim of this research was to use data from the Growing Up in Scotland study to explore the characteristics, circumstances and experiences of first-time mothers in Scotland aged under 20 at the time of the child‟s birth and examine how they compare with those of older mothers in two age groups – those aged 20 to 24 and those aged 25 or older.

Making the education of social workers consistently effective

Report of Sir Martin Narey's independent review of the education of children's social workers

Nutrition and dementia: a review of available research

Report that investigates how the right nutrition can help to make life better for people who live with dementia.