Jointly commissioned report by the Scottish Government and Glasgow City Council of the Independent Inquiry into Abuse at Kerelaw Residential School and Secure Unit.
This study is one of a series of projects, jointly commissioned by the DCSF and the Department of Health, to improve the evidence base on recognition, effective intervention and inter-agency working in child abuse and focuses on recognition of neglect. This literature review aimed to provide a synthesis of the existing empirical evidence about the ways in which children and families signal their need for help, how those signals are recognised and responded to and whether response could be swifter.
Report summarising research which showed disabled people's rights to safety and security are often denied them in the UK and setting out the steps the Equality and Human Rights Commission will take to promote disabled people's safety and security.
Briefly presents the background to the case of Child K who was admitted to hospital with convulsions and later died. The executive summary then presents the findings and recommendations from the case review.
Government consultation document intended to raise awareness and generate discussion one what more could be done to end violence against women and girls. The Consultations aims are: to recognise the contribution organisations have made to success in reducing violence against women and girls and supporting victims; raise awareness of the scale and nature of violence against women and girls; generate national debate to identify what would make women and girls feel and be safer; and to test policy proposals and ideas designed to help prevent violence against women and girls.
This BBC radio programme looks at elder abuse, its characteristics, causes and approaches to try to reduce it.
There are two versions of this case study. One includes the issue of the mother's visual impairment; the other a school nurse.
In both cases the worker is concerned about the mother's bruises and the response of the children to dad.
Report that summarises the work completed in Phase Two of the Joint Improvement Team (JIT) Shared Learning Initiative, aimed at improving the protection of adults at risk.
It outlines the process through which a framework of standards for adult protection and a format for risk management and protection planning for adults at risk of abuse was developed.