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Excluded older people : Social Exclusion Unit interim report

Report presenting the responses to a consultation exercise with older people carried out to discover their views and experiences of service provision in England and identifying policy areas which need to change as a result of these findings.

Scottish Disability Sport

Website of Scottish Disability Sport, a charity concerned with promoting and encouraging the participation of disabled people in sport.

How can mental health services promote recovery from severe mental illness? (Outline 9)

Paper examining the meaning and process of recovery as described by people with a severe mental illness and identifying a number of factors which support or undermine this. What is known about each factor is summarised as are the implications these have for health and social care practice.

Care homes for older people: national minimum standards

Brief guide to the national minimum standards for care homes for older people in England covering topics such as what to expect from care homes, rights and complaints procedures.

Disablist Britain : barriers to independent living for disabled people in 2006

Report using quantitative and qualitative evidence to describe the extent of institutional discrimination against disabled people in the post-millennium UK, most noticeably in the health and rehabilitation services, the education system, the labour market, welfare and benefit agencies, the built environment and the media.

Breaking through: healthy living centres, removing barriers to wellbeing

Series of articles describing the work of healthy living centres (HLCs) in Scotland and discussing how they can help communities change and grow and bring local people together to participate in new activities and opportunities.

Improving opportunity, strengthening society: a third progress report on the government's strategy for race equality and community cohesion - volume 2 race equality in public services: statistical report

Statistical annex to the third and final progress report on Improving Opportunity, Strengthening Society the Government's strategy to increase race equality and community cohesion. It brings together the main findings for seven policy areas: education; the labour market; housing; health and personal services; the criminal justice system; perceptions of community cohesion; culture and sport.

Child protection in Scottish sport: is it working in practice? (Practitioner research summary)

Summary of a practitioner research study which examined how child protection concerns and allegations were being managed in one sport, and the extent to which they adhered to the Scottish Governing Bodies of sport's (SGB) child protection procedures.

Child protection in Scottish sport: is it working in practice? (Practitioner research)

Report of a practitioner research study examining how child protection concerns and allegations were being managed in one sport, and the extent to which they adhered to the Scottish Governing Bodies of sport (SGB) procedures.