learning disabilities services

This guide tells you about a report called National Guidance on the Implementation of Local Area Co-ordination. The report shows how local area co-ordination has helped people with disabilities across Scotland get better lives.

It also shows that local area co-ordination can help local councils to save money.

Workbook intended to help local authority and health partners gather data from across the whole system in order to assist capacity planning and inform local commissioning plans when considering learning disability services.

Conference report which provides an overview of key research findings presented by the main speakers at the conference.

In addition, it summarises the discussions of the three parallel workshops, in which participants were asked to identify three current opportunities for getting research into practice more effectively, and three barriers which may prevent research influencing practice.

Paper providing an overview of examples of effective and innovative practice in provision for disabled students at various higher education institutions. The purpose is to help other institutions develop their policies and practice in relation to disabled students.

Report reviewing the joint financing and integrated care arrangements between NHS bodies and councils in England with adult social care responsibilities.

Using the examples of learning disability, mental health and older people it discusses how these arrangements are used and makes recommendations to help national and local bodies better understand the options available and how to use them to achieve better outcomes for service users.