Document detailing the UK Government's strategy for people with learning disabilities for three years following consultation and response to the main recommendations in 'Healthcare for all', an independent inquiry into access to healthcare for people with learning disabilities.
Document outlining an action plan for palliative and end of life care in Scotland aimed at developing a single, comprehensive approach to the provision of palliative care in Scotland.
Literature review providing a synthesis of the existing empirical evidence about the ways in which children and families signal their need for help, how these signals are recognised and responded to and asking whether response could be quicker.
Paper examining the concept of agility and what it might mean for government. It looks at the characteristics of agile organisations and how these might translate to the public sector environment. It argues that government must become more agile in order to respond to changing citizen needs.
Podcast of a talk by Robin McKendrick, Support for Learning Division, Schools Directorate, Scottish Government, given at "Talking about Autism", Scottish Autism Toolbox conference, Jordanhill, Glasgow, 29/05/2009.
The purpose of this review is to summarize policy research findings in the area of maternal prenatal substance abuse to (1) inform and advance this field, (2) identify future research needs, (3) inform policy making and (4) identify implications for policy. As a review, this is a systematic analysis of existing data (findings) on maternal drug use during pregnancy for determining the best policy among the alternatives for dealing with drug using mothers and their children.
This podcast is part of the Social Work and Health Inequalities Research Seminar Series and presents Pam Carter talking about welfare reform and health inequalities.
Document providing a checklist for national and regional policy makers concerned with improving the integration of services for older people. It also contains a checklist to help older people and their carers review the policies of their national and regional governments in this area.
The experiences of young people contacting Childline about bullying in 2015/16. Report looking at the extent and types of bullying of children throughout the UK by presenting and interpreting statistical data gathered by ChildLine and highlighting the key issues surrounding bullying.
UK Government strategy offering a strategic framework within which local services in England can make quality improvements to dementia services and tackle health inequalities. Practical advice, guidance and support for health and social care commissioners and providers in the planning, development and monitoring of services is provided.