families, children and young people
Survey which examines the use of nurture groups and related provision in a small sample of 29 infant, first and primary schools.
Nurture groups are small, structured teaching groups for pupils showing signs of behavioural, social or emotional difficulties, particularly those who are experiencing disruption or distress outside of school.
The survey considers what makes nurture group provision successful and evaluates the impact on the pupils and their families.
Results of a survey conducted by the Every Child Matters (EDCM) campaign in partnership with the Family Fund on families with disabled children and their experiences of childcare and employment.
Briefing paper produced to highlight the key research messages from the Centre for Excellence and Outcomes in Children and Young People’s services (C4EO) for general practitioners (GPs) and other commissioners and providers of health services, across a number of thematic areas.
The messages help to illustrate some of the interventions that have been proven to have a positive impact and make a difference in people’s lives.
Website named after Frank Buttle - a remarkable man, whose hard work and personal sacrifice helped to establish grant giving programmes, which have been making a real difference to the lives of children and young people in need since 1953.
Every year, Buttle UK provides thousands of grants to some of the most vulnerable children in the UK, often when there is no other source of help available to them.
This report looks at the crucial issue of what men themselves think about the effect that the opportunity to work flexibly has on their lives as employees and in their family lives.
Disabled young people with degenerative conditions and their parents face many service-related decisions. This study looks at the realities of choice-making processes within families, exploring the respective roles and experiences of young people and their parents.
Website of an independent charity that champions families and works towards a family friendly society.
This research investigates the experiences of UK immigration detention of children1 and their families. Numerous research studies (Crawley and Lester, 2005; Lorek et al, 2009; Burnett et al, 2010) and inspection reports (Aynsley-Green, 2005; HMIP, 2008; 2010) have highlighted that the experience of detention, even for a relatively brief period of time, has a detrimental effect on the mental and physical health of children.
Information resource for health and social care professionals to help ensure that children and families get the support they need to promote children’s health and development.