health care

Health and personal welfare applications under the Mental Capacity Act 2005

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.

The mental health of children and young people: a framework for promotion, prevention and care

The framework is intended to be used by local agencies as a planning and audit tool, to identify goals and milestones for continuous improvement in the delivery of services and approaches to support and improve the mental health of children and young people in Scotland.

Higher aspirations, brighter future : NRCCI matching resources to needs report

Report presenting the results of an audit of current provision for children in residential care in Scotland and proposing a strategy for the development and supply of residential child care services to match the full range of needs of children and young people.

Collaborative working across services for older people in Tayside : multi-agency inspection (summary)

Document summarising the results of an inspection of collaborative working arrangements between health and social work services for older people in Tayside and recommendations for improvements.

Collaborative working across services for older people in Tayside: multi-agency inspection

Report providing the results of an inspection of collaborative working arrangements between health and social work services for older people in Tayside and making recommendations for improvements.

Collaborative working across services for older people in Forth Valley: multi-agency inspection summary

Document summarising the results of an inspection of collaborative working arrangements between health and social work services for older people in Forth Valley and recommendations for improvements.

Collaborative working across services for older people in Forth Valley: multi-agency inspection

Report providing the results of an inspection of collaborative working arrangements between health and social work services for older people in Forth Valley and making recommendations for improvements.

A partnership for a better Scotland

Joint statement by the leaders of the Scottish Labour Party and the Scottish Liberal Democrats for the improvement and development of public services in the areas of education; justice; enterprise; transport and health in the joint new government from May 2003.

From the inside : experiences of prison mental health care

Report presenting the findings of a review of the provision of and need for mental health care in five prisons in the West Midlands and making recommendations on how services could be improved.

Changing Times: Improving services for older people - Report on the work of the Health and Social Care Change Agent Team 2003/04

Annual Report for 2003/04 of the Health and Social Care Change Agent Team which highlights practice that the Team has found to work and gives examples of good practice. Topics include reimbursement, commissioning, discharge planning and partnership working.