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.
Disabled Parents Network (DPN) is a national organisation of and for disabled people who are parents or who hope to become parents, and their families, friends and supporters. DPN provides information, advice and peer support to disabled parents, their families and supporters.
Scottish Government publication giving a provisional statistical breakdown of care homes for adults in Scotland for the period up to 31 March 2008.
Paper outlining the health needs of people with learning disabilities and looking at measures which can be taken by health care providers to better meet those needs.
Report commissioned as part of the Valuing People Now delivery plan that highlights the most important parts of planning and delivering support for people with the most complex needs.
Report exploring ways to take forward the recommendations covering information services for disabled people contained in The Same as You?, a Scottish Executive review of services for people with learning difficulties.
The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) wants to bring together a lot of knowledge about social care, so that information on what works best is available to everyone. This Position paper is about how social care services can be made better by the people who use them - that is, the service users themselves. It brings together the main findings from six reviews that looked at whether service user participation made a difference to changing and improving social care services.
Report that consolidates the key messages from fathers of children with disabilities, and re-contextualises them in a 21st century agenda for development. The platform provided by this report is a sound basis from which professionals and services can re-orientate their practice and service delivery to ensure that fathers are heard, and listened to, their needs embraced and their contribution valued.
National figures for services provided by local authorities in Scotland for adults with learning disabilities are presented. All figures for 2006 relate to the week ending 10 September 2006 and are provisional. This publication is a result of The same as you? review of services for people with learning disabilities, published in May 2000. Its 29 recommendations for developing learning disability services set out a programme for change over 10 years.
Report looking at the treatment of vulnerable defendants, both children and adults, in the criminal courts of England and Wales. It assesses existing provision for both groups of vulnerable defendants, identifies gaps in provision and makes recommendations to fill those gaps.