Briefing paper giving an overview of social work services in Scotland including an outline of the legislative framework governing social work services, key policy themes and the organisation and funding of social work services.
Report focusing on the treatment of mental health problems in prisons in England and Wales. Its research suggests a third of the spending on mental health services in prison is spent inefficiently and that, in general, prison mental health care is poor. It offers recommendations to rectify this situation.
Document setting out the UK Government's expectations for the Early Years Single Funding Formula in England and providing guidance on how the formula should be designed and implemented by local authorities.
Document setting out Scotland's eHealth strategy which involves utilising the power of information technology and electronic information to help ensure that patients receive the right care from the right clinicians at the right time in order to achieve the right outcomes.
Briefing paper providing advice to higher education institutions in England on drawing up disability equality schemes. It features a broad range of examples of involvement from higher education institutions.
Report detailing the results of an inspection of services for people with learning disabilities in Ayrshire and making recommendations for improvements.
In this report plans are set out for government investment in Scotland over the three year period 2003-2006. Proposals for public spending are made in Justice, Education, Health, Social Justice, Transport, Environment and Administration.
Document that reports on the progress made since the publication of 'Managing the impacts of migration: a cross-governmental approach' in June 2008.
It announces a new Migration Impacts Fund, to be paid for by charges on migrants' visa fees, that will be available to local areas for spending on projects for managing migration pressures.
Report aiming to make a contribution to the debate on how best to educate children with learning difficulties by arguing that parents are the best people to decide where their children should attend school and laying out a strategy to make parental choice rather than 'expert' opinion the driver for policy.
Factsheet providing information and guidance on what telecare is, its benefits and advantages for carers and how it can be obtained and paid for.