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Annual report of MAPPA for the assessment and management of the risk posed by certain sexual and violent offenders in the Lanarkshire area.

This Act of Scottish Parliament brings forward legislation to reform the National Health Service by introducing provisions in relation to the dissolution of NHS Trusts; establishing Community Health Partnerships; placing a duty on Health Boards to co-operate with each other; extending Ministerial powers to intervene to secure the quality of healthcare services; placing a duty on Health Boards and Special Health Boards to involve the public in the planning, development and operation of health services; and placing a duty on the Scottish Ministers and Health Boards to take action to promote h

Report of a research project which evaluated the development of Community Health and Care Partnerships (CHCPs) as a means of delivering health and social care services in Glasgow City. East CHCP was used as a case study and attention was particularly focused on the clarity and acceptance of partnership working, the nature and development of inter-agency trust and the ways in which organisational/professional identity was changing in view of the unified CHCP structure.

Guide recommending methods to give people with learning disabilities and carers greater involvement in assessing service quality so that their input can be used to continually improve the quality of services provided.

Workbook intended to help local authority and health partners gather data from across the whole system to assist capacity planning and inform local commissioning plans when considering older people's services.

Free online tutorial designed to help university students develop their Internet research skills. Users can learn how to make discriminating use of the Internet to help find information for coursework and assignments.

The background and policy framework is explained. Offenders' problems gaining access to adequate health and social care services are outlined. Sections then discuss understanding offenders' needs, removing barriers to access, engaging with offenders and training and developing the workforce.

The Growing Up in Scotland study (GUS) is a longitudinal research project aimed at tracking the lives of a cohort of Scottish children from the early years, through childhood and beyond. Funded by the Scottish Executive Education Department, its principal aim is to provide information to support policy-making, but it is also intended to be a broader resource that can be drawn on by academics, voluntary sector organisations and other interested parties.

This document examines the Court of Protection's health and welfare jurisdiction under the Mental Capacity Act 2005. The new powers enable the court to make orders in relation to not only property and affairs but also personal welfare.