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Scottish Recovery Indicator

The Scottish Recovery Indicator (SRI) is a mental health service development tool designed to aid mental health services in making sure their activities are focused on assisting the recovery of people using their services. The SRI is a three-stage process involving planning and preparation, collecting data and drawing up a service development plan.

Rethinking Crime and Punishment

This site outlines the strategic initiative to raise the level of public debate about the use of prison and alternative forms of punishment in the UK.

The YoungMinds children and young people's manifesto

Manifesto making eleven recommendations for change in the way children and young people with mental health problems are treated by health and social services.

Community sentences project website

The Community Sentences project was set up to investigate and monitor the new Community Order (CO) and the Suspended Sentence Order (SSO) which came into operation in April 2005. The project offers rigorous, objective information and critical analysis about the way the sentences are used, the views of practitioners and the impact on specific groups of offenders.

Care Information Scotland: care information for older people

Care Information Scotland (CIS) is a telephone and website service providing information about care services for older people living in Scotland.

Dignity in care web site

Dignity in Care is a campaign being run by the Department of Health's website in the UK. It "aims to eliminate tolerance of indignity in health and social care services through raising awareness and inspiring people to take action." The focus of the campaign has mainly been on older people but has now been extended to include people with mental health needs. The website provides further information on the different aspects of the campaign, including relevant publications.

Community Housing Advocacy Project

Website of CHAP, a project based in Irvine, Ayrshire which exists to provide advice and support on housing matters.

methodology.co.uk website

This website, run by the publishers SAGE, aims to provide support for "researchers, students and university teachers who are interested in learning more about anything to do with research methods". It covers both qualitative and quantitative approaches and tailors the resources available according to the needs of each type of user. The website lists journals, organisations, software, mailing lists, conferences and websites that may be of interest, as well as books.

Cystic Fibrosis Trust web site

A UK charity dedicated to all aspects of Cystic Fibrosis. The charity works to: fund medical and scientific research; ensure appropriate clinical care for those with Cystic Fibrosis; and provide information, advice, support and, where appropriate, financial assistance to anyone affected by Cystic Fibrosis. The website contains details of their publications, including factsheets and booklets for people with Cystic Fibrosis and their families which are free to download; details of helplines and grants; and information about research funded by the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

Aberlour: Scotland's children's charity

Website of the Aberlour Child Care Trust, a charity dedicated to helping children and young people who require additional care and support to fulfill their potential.