Leaflet containing general information about epilepsy and its effects such as its symptoms, how it is treated and services and support available to enable epilepsy sufferers to carry out everyday activities such as education and employment.
The Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading care and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. They produce information and advice sheets to support those affected by dementia.
This information sheet looks at the importance for a person with dementia to organise their financial and legal affairs while they are still able to do so. This ensures that their affairs will be organised in the future in a way that they have chosen. A person with dementia may want a friend or family member to help them with this.
The Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading care and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. They produce information and advice sheets to support those affected by dementia. This information sheet discusses options in the event of loss of mental capacity due to dementia. This may mean that someone else will need to manage legal, financial and health affairs of the person with dementia.
Report of a research project which studied the development of character capabilities contributing to life chances and the factors influencing their development. It concludes that the early years are the critical years in this regard and that parents are, consequently, the principal character builders in society.
Report of a study which looked into the experiences, views and attitudes of older family carers who are living with and caring for adult relatives with learning disabilities with a view to finding out how local services can be more responsive to this group.
Report reviewing the evidence on the impacts of poverty on individuals growing up in industrialised OECD countries in the areas of health, education, employment, behaviour, finance, relationships and subjective well-being.
Booklet intended to provide people with caring roles with information and advice on how to manage the personal finances of the person they are supporting.
Report presenting the findings of an evaluation of eleven Scottish Executive funded pilot projects to test approaches to improving the accessibility and availability of money advice services for vulnerable groups.
The report bases its findings on an interim report and separate reports for each of the pilot projects.
This report presents the findings of a qualitative evaluation of the Jobseeker Mandatory Activity (JMA) pilot. The JMA provided extra support to help Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA) claimants back into the labour market.
The focus was on those aged 25 years or more that had been claiming benefits for six months. The intervention comprised a three-day work-focused course delivered by external providers followed by three Jobcentre Plus personal adviser interviews. The pilot was tested in ten areas over a two-year period with the first customers entering provision in April 2006.
Booklet providing information and advice on all aspects of caring for those new to the role of carer for a family member or friend.