planning

LEAP framework

Learning object which introduces the LEAP (Learning, Evaluation and Planning) planning and evaluation framework, facilitates understanding of the principles which underpin the framework and demonstrates its application in practice.

Supporting older families : making a real difference

This resource is a practical tool for learning disability partnership boards and others working to support older family carers and their relative with a learning disability – referred to here as older families – to bring about positive changes in their lives. It should enable boards to measure what they are doing, how well they are doing it and to decide what they need to do next.

Planning for pandemic influenza in social care

Guidance, consisting of nine separate modules, which aims to supply social care organisations with the tools and resources necessary to plan for and cope with the challenges posed by pandemic influenza.

Healthy weight, healthy lives : commissioning weight management services for children and young people

Guide intended to help local areas in England commission weight management services for children and young people. It includes information on the policy context and contains a series of tools to support commissioners in the area of weight management for children and young people.

Healthy Sustainable Neighbourhoods model (Briefing paper 7, Concepts series)

Briefing paper describing and explaining the Healthy Sustainable Neighbourhoods model which is a planning interpretation and development of the Dahlgren and Whitehead Social Model of Health whose function is to identify the various factors affecting population health.

Production values : futures for professionalism (Demos collection 22)

Collection of papers focusing on how the role of the professional will develop in the future. It looks at the ways professionalism is changing and evolving in various sectors such as policing, teaching, children's services and the voluntary sector.

Planning to make a difference: will Children and Young People's Plans deliver better outcomes for children and young people?

Report of a study into Children and Young People's Plans in England undertaken to identify the ways in which these plans may realistically make a difference to the life chances of children and young people and to explore emerging practice and issues around these plans.

Guidance on short breaks (respite)

Document providing guidance to agencies engaged in children's services on the planning and delivery of short breaks, including breaks from caring and emergency crisis support.

How can we ensure culturally competent services? (Outline 14)

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.

Scottish Recovery Indicator

The Scottish Recovery Indicator (SRI) is a mental health service development tool designed to aid mental health services in making sure their activities are focused on assisting the recovery of people using their services. The SRI is a three-stage process involving planning and preparation, collecting data and drawing up a service development plan.