There is a growing realisation that service uses and carers should be involved in developing the services they receive. Their expertise as users of services and what they want from services should be heard. It is particularly important that service users are involved in the national organisations that regulate services, the workforce, education and training n social care.
The inspection of South Ayrshire social work services took place between November 2008 and March 2009. Our inspection team consisted of SWIA inspectors, an associate inspector, a carer inspector and sessional inspectors. The directorate of children and community delivered good outcomes for many people who used its services. Those people who used services that responded to our survey and that we met during the inspection were satisfied with the help they received and the way they were treated.
This Scottish Government publication contains statistics on children who were looked after by or eligible for aftercare support from local authorities between 1 April 2006 and 31 March 2007.
Report on how local authorities spent additional funding to make progress in raising the attainment of children in care.
Annual report providing a list of recommendations for helping homeless people. The list includes legislations, culture and training, housing policy and benefits.