This knowledge review explores the processes and actions that have proven most effective in bringing about and sustaining improvement in social and health care services.
Report detailing the results of an inspection of services for people with learning disabilities in Ayrshire and making recommendations for improvements.
Report focusing on the issue of emergency accommodation for young runaways and making recommendations intended to help local authorities and other relevant agencies design solutions which will better meet the emergency accommodation needs of young runaways.
Report explaining and proposing the concept of "citizen leadership" as a means of empowering service users and carers through enabling them to directly influence and shape the development and implementation of the Changing Lives agenda.
This workbook sets out to show how social care governance is made up of many of social care’s core activities, familiar to practitioners. It puts social care governance into direct practice by taking a team audit approach. This helps teams reflect on and evaluate their practice, using the knowledge SCIE has gathered, to make improvements. The audit framework helps the wider organisation to learn from practice.
This report is submitted by the Scottish Executive in response to the Report from the Education, Culture and Sport Committee on the Inquiry into the Need for a Children’s Commissioner in Scotland.
This report sets out the role and remit of an independent Commissioner to champion the rights of children and young people. The Commissioner’s work is laid out in four main areas: promoting and safeguarding children’s rights; communicating with children; investigations and the promotion of good practice.
Document reporting the results of an inspection of services for people with learning disabilities in Ayrshire and making recommendations for improvements.
Collection of case studies and papers which advocate collaboration as a new approach to running local public services. It attempts to provide answers to the questions, why work together?, where can the beginnings of new approaches be found? and what form would government take if it was redesigned for collaboration?
Report exploring the issue of youth leadership in theory and in practice. In particular, it examines the various competing conceptions of youth leadership and different approaches to it, identifying lessons from case studies of organisations both in the UK and abroad.