Equality impact assessment of the Local Housing Allowance which was introduced from 7 April 2008 as a result of amendments to the Housing Benefit regulations.
social welfare law
Manual published by the Scottish Government for the training of Children's Panel members. It provides information about the system, the relevant legislation and good practice, and is intended to widen the understanding of panel members about children's circumstances and enable them to make sound, well-informed decisions.
This report by Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People examines the law, policy and practice on the age of leaving care for young people in Scotland, and includes a number of specific recommendations that aim to encourage strong action to change the culture that assumes 16 as the age for leaving care.
Report of a qualitative study which aimed to deepen understanding of drinking behaviours and different drinking cultures in Scotland and make a contribution towards the further development of a Scottish strategy to reduce alcohol-related harm.
The term ‘co-production’ is increasingly being applied to new types of public service delivery in the UK, including new approaches to adult social care. This briefing explains how staff should be encouraged to access co-productive initiatives, recognising and supporting diversity among the people who use services. And the importance of creating new structures, regulatory and commissioning practices and financial streams is necessary to embed co-production as a long-term rather than ad hoc solution.
Toolkit developed to provide practical support and advice on different aspects of advocacy for all those involved in managing and delivering advocacy services for older people.
Document setting out the Scottish Government's strategic approach to tackling alcohol misuse in Scotland.
The measures proposed include specific legislative action intended to bring about short term change and more general measures aimed at effecting cultural change in the long term.
Annual report providing a list of recommendations for helping homeless people. The list includes legislations, culture and training, housing policy and benefits.