UK Government guidance outlining the types of bullying which might happen in extended services and the actions which can be taken to both stop bullying happening and respond effectively when it does happen.
Booklet arguing that very young children who are provided with opportunities to explore making marks within an encouraging emotional environment will become confident and competent communicators, both orally and on paper, in all areas of learning and development.
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.
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.
UK Government guidance outlining the types of bullying which might happen in the community and actions which can be taken to both stop bullying happening and respond effectively when it does happen.
Paper looking at what needs to be done to achieve 'cultural competence' in health and social care services, i.e. to make these services ever more equal for people from minority ethnic communities.
Communication is a two-way process. Effective communication can improve the quality of life for a person with dementia. However, experts highlight that people with dementia lack the opportunity to talk and express their feelings about the quality of their own life and services they receive.
This paper outlines the key findings from a study which examined the community care and mental health needs of, and current service provision for, sensory impaired adults in Scotland. The study involved a literature review, a mapping exercise of existing services, and consultation with service planners and providers and with service users and their carers. The research focussed on Deaf, deafened, blind, partially sighted and dual sensory impaired adults.
Document describing workshops aimed at improving parents skills and confidence in the art of storytelling.
These standards were developed to improve the quality of care and service for those in foster care. The standards cover the following activities: recruiting, selecting, approving, training and supporting foster carers; matching children and young people with foster carers; supporting and monitoring foster carers; and the work of agency fostering panels and other approval panels. The standards do not apply to the services provided directly by foster carers themselves.