Given the value placed on zero-hour contracts by some employers and workers, and the incomplete picture of their scale, an outright ban seems inappropriate at this time. But maintaining the status quo would overlook the poor use of these arrangements in a considerable minority of cases.
Details the case of Child D, who was just under three weeks old, and was admitted to hospital with multiple serious injuries in October 2012. Medical advice was that these injuries had been inflicted. Child D’s mother, Ms E, a woman in her early twenties, was arrested.
Report inspired by a number of projects conducted on dementia in partnership with Red and Yellow Care. The studies include over 200 hours of ethnographic observation in care homes and with individuals living at home. The views of more than 80 people with dementia, 50 carers and numerous frontline practitioners working in different clinical, careor support roles both in and beyond dementia care settings, are taken into account.
Review that focuses on the role of integrated financial mechanisms in supporting and incentivising integrated care.
Paper that calls on the government to present a coherent, far-sighted programme to tackle the UK’s gang problem. In doing so it highlights the plight of girls and young women associated with gangs, who are often marginalised in discussion of these issues.
Report which identifies that as many as 40 per cent of children lack secure bonds, and there is particular concern for the 15 per cent who actively resist their parent. It recommends more support for good parenting and attachment by health visitors and children’s centres, with evidence-based interventions for those identified as higher risk.
Ninth report of session 2013-14 on the impact of Bedroom tax in Scotland.
Terminally ill people and their families were placed at the heart of the development and design of the research in order to:
Document that sets out Scottish Government's approach under three headings – pockets, prospects and places which are key to tackling child poverty and consistent with the approach set out in 2011.
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.