case studies

Report containing Lord Laming's findings on the progress being made in implementing effective arrangements for protecting children in England following his Victoria Climbie Inquiry and his recommendations for further actions to be taken.

UK Government guidance outlining the types of bullying which might happen in play and leisure activities and the actions which can be taken to both stop bullying happening and respond effectively when it does happen.

Document setting out the UK Government's strategy for helping individuals to maintain a healthy weight and outlining the roles various agencies such as schools and health services can play in helping to achieve this goal.

Over its 2 year duration, the Careers Scotland Enhanced Resource Pilot (ERP) project was evaluated, assessing the extent to which the provision impacted on the pupils who received the support and on the School Leaver Destination Return (SLDR) figures for each of the pilot schools.

This document sets out what needs to be done to improve the resettlement of young offenders in England and Wales. It highlights the problems faced by young people leaving custody and presents a the youth resettlement Pathways framework, its main objectives and action plan.

The Pathway calls for a more co-ordinated approach from YOTs, government departments, the secure estate and other organisations, to improve young people’s access to housing; education, training and employment; health and substance misuse services; family support; and financial advice.

Document laying out the Scottish Executive's strategy for responding to and planning for an ageing population in Scotland. The strategy covers topics such as the role of public services, increased opportunities for older people, better intergenerational relationships, improving health and providing lifelong learning opportunities.

Paper highlighting some of the risk-related factors which may prevent older people living life the way they want. It also suggests some ways that social care can support people's aspirations and pinpoints some challenges.

Publication containing examples of innovative working practice where children's services are integrated with health and arranging them into a series of case studies. It is intended to support all those involved in the planning, commissioning and delivery of services through Sure Start Children's Centres.

Briefing paper discussing the implications of the personalisation agenda for voluntary service providers, for example how they ensure the individual is the primary focus.

Document describing a project with the goals of developing practitioners' skills in engaging with parents and forging stronger links between children's learning in early years settings and in the home environment. Methods used to achieve these aims included workshop-picnics promoting the principles of the Letters and Sounds approach.