Report based on a survey of parents with children aged 0–5 who do not use children’s centres and consultations with our children’s centre staff and users.
This report explores the issues of risk and trust in relation to the care of older people, focusing in particular on decision-making. Report published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation in December 2012.
A review of the risk, trust and confidence aspects of decision-making in informal and semi-formal caring and supportive relationships in an ageing society.
Trust has been typified as the social glue that binds society together, while risk is seen as a countervailing force. This review considers the role of
individual motivation and cognition in dealing with some of the challenges, choices and tensions confronted in daily life in relation to the issues of risk
and trust. Report published by the Joseph Rowntree
Publication that begins by considering the causes of the human tragedy of the abuse and oppression of people with disabilities - especially people with intellectual disabilities. It uses the Winterbourne View scandal as its starting point.
Full Royal College of Physicians response to the Francis Inquiry report.
A small-scale study designed to provide a snapshot of voluntary and community organisations‟ activity in relation to maternal and infant nutrition across ethnic minority (EM) communities in Scotland.
The study was designed to provide some basic information about levels of activity, services offered and resources used to support this work. It looked for the major constraints and barriers that organisations face in working in this area and also their future learning and development needs.
The Social Policy Research Unit examined how current English adult social care practice balances the interests of service users and family carers, in assessment, planning, on-going management and reviews of personal budgets, particularly when budget-holders have cognitive or communication impairments.
The study examined senior local authority perspectives, everyday practice by frontline staff and experiences of service users and carers.
Report that showcases a number of housing with care models that have improved the health and well-being of older people, all of which are in the social sector. It builds on the experiential knowledge of housing staff involved in the running, or the strategic planning of housing with care, to offer insights into some of the issues, challenges, and risks surrounding the development and ongoing management of housing with care that others may learn from.
Paper that provides some early findings from a Home Office funded project to improve national and local understanding of the different local multi-agency models in place to support information sharing around safeguarding responses for children and vulnerable people.