This research and development project aimed to assist housing associations and local authorities to establish fair, efficient and effective arrangements for carrying out home adaptations. The report covers legislation and funding policy on adaptations; barriers to effective partnership, which included uncertainty about the law and guidance, structural factors and poor communications; and setting up an adaptation agreement.
Case study from Greenwich, London describing the setting up of health centres in schools and the positive impact these have had on issues such as teenage pregnancy and other health and well-being issues affecting young people. Also offered are implementation tips for others interested in setting up similar centres.
Leaflet introducing a fresh approach to the development, planning and delivery of housing and related support services for drug users and laying out new ways of joined-up working intended to improve practice.
Document reporting the results of an inspection of substance misuse services in Grampian and making recommendations for improvements.
Report detailing the results of an inspection of substance misuse services in Grampian and making recommendations for improvements.
Report of the Bradley Inquiry into the extent to which offenders with mental health problems or learning disabilities in England could be diverted from prison to other services and the obstacles to such diversion. The report makes recommendations on the organisation of effective court liaison and diversion arrangements and the services required to support them.
Case study from Bournemouth showing how a targeted and integrated multi-agency approach successfully reduced teenage pregnancy rates and offering implementation tips for others wishing to achieve the same objectives.
Paper addressing issues such as how science and technology can work for the poorest members of societies, the role technologies might play in the futures of people in developing countries and how poor people can become involved in mapping out their own technological futures.
Document identifying the concordat commitments, national strategic objectives and national and local outcomes and indicators which are most relevant to adult and young carers and setting out recommended local outcomes and indicators for services at the local level.
Document setting out draft new UK Government statutory guidance on Children's Trusts in England and draft new Children and Young People's Plan regulations and inviting views on these.