Online guide and two new Social Care TV films that say that supervision works best when it occurs regularly, is based on a respectful relationship and is embedded in an organisation's culture.
Funded by the Department for Education, the National Children's Bureau (NCB) has developed a resource, available for free download, to support local authorities working to narrow the gap between the outcomes of looked after children and their peers.
Resources, advice and ideas for getting involved, offering support and taking action on issues that affect people with mental health issues.
A web page of telecare resources, including documents relating to DALLAS, medication management, strategy documents, telecare workbooks, reports and news.
List of resources and organisations to support a project to support health improvement and reduce inequalities in North Ayrshire.
This project has a focus on early years and reflects the needs of communities using an asset-based approach. The project is working with people living and working in the Ardrossan Central and Castlepark areas to map community assets, identify local issues and develop solution-focused, community-based initiatives.
This short video offers a guide to who's who and who does what in the social services in Scotland. It highlights the key players - such as IRISS, NHS Education for Scotland, the Scottish Social Services Council, Care Commission - and the services they provide.
List of publications related to Healthier Wealthier Children.
This resource has been designed to support you to meet the 12 outcomes statements contained in the NQSW framework in adult services developed by Skills For Care. You will find useful resources, suggestions for evidence and links to current legislation and policy to help your continuing professional development. Although the primary focus is on adult services, social workers in other settings will also find it useful.
WIRED is a grassroots initiative to tackle drug and alcohol misuse that merges real world activities with a website for the purpose of disseminating information, providing support, education and training, carrying out research, and enhancing the impact and reach of other successful programmes.
This web page by Deborah Kaplan, Director of the World Institute on Disability, discusses different ways of defining 'disability' and looks at the complex ways that persons with disabilities perceive themselves and their changing status in society. For models for defining disability are discussed in detail: the moral, medical, rehabilitation, and disability models. References and web links are given.