This booklet is a summary of the Churches' Child Protection Advisory Service (CCPAS) web-based guidance, 'Safe and secure - the manual'.
The manual covers the needs of children and vulnerable adults in places of worship and other organisations.
The booklet covers CCPAS ten safeguarding standards which include that organisations should adopt a formal, working safeguarding policy and that organisations must develop safeguarding awareness and provide training. It concludes with a list of CCPAS membership benefits.
First in a series of guides on developing and implementing Integrated Care Pathways (ICPs). While ICPs have been developed within health settings, there is a growing interest in their development across a range of treatment and social care settings to ensure that a co-ordinated, quality service is provided over the full continuum of care. Care pathways are designed to minimise delays, make best use of resources, and maximise quality of care.
This guide examines when and how integrated care pathways can be used to provide better care for people with drug problems.
Report of the proceedings of the 'Getting it right for everyone' conference held in Perth on 13th November 2007. The conference was concerned with improving the ability of those working in community planning to engage with people with learning disabilities and raising awareness of the issues facing people with learning disabilities in respect of planning the future of local communities.
This is the second report submitted to the Scottish Executive in line with the Guidance for Child Protection Committees published in January 2005. It is a review of key policy and work over the past year.
This online guide suggests some simple steps that can be taken to make children safer, and to understand better how and why people sexually abuse children and how we can stop them.
It includes information on: who are the abusers?, how do abusers control children?, how do abusers keep children from telling?, what makes children vulnerable? and leaving children in the care of others; hints and tips; talking with your children; children out and about; and what to do if you suspect abuse.
This is the second in a series of guides on developing and implementing Integrated Care Pathways (ICPs). This guide identifies the steps involved in developing an ICP and examines each process in more detail.
It is aimed at anyone involved in commissioning, planning, developing, delivering and evaluating services for drug users.
Paper intended to provoke discussion on whether and how the recurring barriers to, and enablers of, effective delivery of health improvement pinpointed through evaluations of national initiatives in Scotland over recent years can be appropriately addressed.
The document provides examples of good practice in supporting foster carers to provide good quality care to looked-after children. These examples can be used by local authorities and independent fostering providers to develop their services for foster carers.
It addresses issues around training and development opportunities for foster carers, involving foster carers in management, providing support, respite and advice for foster carers.
To coincide with the publication of Lord Laming's report into the death of Victoria Climbie, NCH sets out our views on child protection and the future for children's services in England. NCH believes we must examine the whole range of children's services, not just the child protection system on its own because it does not exist in isolation in the real world.
This review explores the work of the hearings and criminal justice systems and sets out the Scottish Executive's assessment of and its recommendations to improve these youth systems.