Report reviewing the evidence on the impacts of poverty on individuals growing up in industrialised OECD countries in the areas of health, education, employment, behaviour, finance, relationships and subjective well-being.
UK Government white paper setting out how the Government will work with local councils, the NHS, voluntary organisations and people with learning disabilities and their families to create new opportunities for those with learning disabilities to lead full and active lives.
Consultation document seeking views on the draft Scottish Government response to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child's 'concluding observations' on the UK's record on ensuring the rights of all children.
One of a series of six transforming community service best practice guides for frontline staff and their leaders which aim to help to deliver High Quality Care for all: the Next Sate Review. Each guide has a similar framework, clearly setting out ambitions, taking action to deliver the action, using best available evidence and demonstrating and measuring achievement.
Booklet explaining units of alcohol and advising on safe alcohol consumption.
UK Government document reviewing progress since the publication of the Alcohol Harm Reduction Strategy for England (2004) and outlining further action to achieve long-term reductions in alcohol-related ill health and crime.
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.
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.
Report of a study undertaken to consider the case for establishing a Scottish Longitudinal Study of Ageing and to put forward the most appropriate means of fulfilling any such need.