access to information

Information sharing : guidance for practitioners and managers

Guidelines intended to support good practice in information sharing by making clear when and how information can be shared legally and professionally in order to achieve better outcomes.

Making E-communication accessible : best practice for websites, email and electronic documents

Guide for agencies and information providers on how to build and make websites and other e-communication which are user-friendly and accessible for disabled people.

Angus Child Protection Committee: survey 2006

Blank survey asking children and young people 6 questions about where they would find out information about agencies who can offer assistance when they have concerns for their or another person’s well-being and protection. This resource can be used as a template for other questionnaires.

North Ayrshire Child Protection Committee Annual Report: April 2005 - March 2006 and Business Plan: April 2006 - March 2007

This Annual Report and Business Plan dovetails with the overarching outcomes as detailed in North Ayrshire’s Integrated Children’s Services Plan (2005-2008) and reviews the performance of the Committee in accordance with the Scottish Executive's performance indicators.

Angus Child Protection Committee: survey results

This survey was carried out in May 2005. It asked 3 questions:

1. How should we provide information about who can help with matters of child well being or protection?
2. Who would you talk to about a child whose well being or protection you were concerned about?
3. If written information was provided how would you like to get it? The document provides results, and compares paper and e-survey responses.

The Advocacy Conference 2003 : practice issues in advocacy

This conference report discusses the outcomes of workshops carried out by the Advocacy Safeguards Agency (ASA) and the Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance (SIAA) in association with the Scottish Executive. In preparation for revising guidance on advocacy provision, these workshops focused on good practice in advocacy which highlighted some of the issues advocates, advocacy organisations and others would like guidance on.

Going digital: web-based support for social care

A booklet presenting SCIE’s range of digital resources, which explains how these can benefit the social care workforce.

Next steps for early learning and childcare : building on the 10-year strategy

UK Government document reviewing progress made on the 10-year childcare strategy begun in 2004 and setting out further steps which need to be taken to tackle future challenges.

The Same as You? & local accessible information strategies

Report exploring ways to take forward the recommendations covering information services for disabled people contained in The Same as You?, a Scottish Executive review of services for people with learning difficulties.