Report that captures a woman's journey as carer for her husband suffering with vascular dementia.
Independent evaluation of the PTP Support Programme assignments. It presents the findings from two components of the evaluation comprising an online end of assignment survey and five case studies to explore how LAs used the PTP support and any impacts it was perceived to have.
One in a series of learning products which explain why People Powered Health works, what it looks like and the key features needed to replicate success elsewhere. It draws on the experience of the six teams who took part in People Powered Health, which was led by Nesta and Innovation Unit from summer 2011 to winter 2012.
Report that looks at how learning is key to responding positively to the issues and circumstances faced by women in prison and how programmes have been successful in progressing the learning for work and the reducing reoffending agendas.
Edited by Andy Burnham MP, sets out a vision for health and care services in the 21st century.
Report that sets out the different types of specialist in-patient services that are currently provided, and describes the sort of difficult and challenging circumstances in which such services can be an appropriate intervention for a person with intellectual disability.
Report that builds on experience of supporting disabled people in the workplace, introduces new evidence about the labour market, and provides detailed policy analysis of the current employment support system.
The Neighbourhood Community Budget pilot programme ran from April 2012 to March 2013. This report documents the learning from the programme and summarises the operational plans submitted at the end of the pilot process. It then reflects on the key messages which were generated from this exercise.
This report was commissioned by IRISS (Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services) in 2008. Its aim was to establish a wider context for practitioner research and to explore its impact on practice. It identifies two distinct forms of literature. First, there is literature that conceptualises, theorises, researches or evaluates practitioner research. Secondly, there is literature that is practitioner research. The review considers both forms and draws together a series of questions that emerge.
Report that develops the theme that social care and social work are, in some ways, uniquely affected by wider changes in society. These changes can occur in relation to economics, attitudes, demographics, and policy. But all can have a profound effect on what is expected of, and delivered by, social care services.