This resource contains downloadable video clips which include studies with service users and staff working in the Statutory and Voluntary sectors. These clips feature Chris Oswald, a policy officer with the Commission for Racial Equality, based in Edinburgh.
Report of a study conducted to investigate how effective children's centres are in reaching the most highly disadvantaged families, the ways in which they meet these families needs and the outcomes achieved.
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.
Paper describing and discussing ten examples of interventions for obesity which involve both healthy eating and physical activity. The examples featured all strive to be low cost interventions and fall in to the broad categories of community schemes, active travel initiatives, health in the workplace and lifestyle incentives.
Document providing a checklist for national and regional policy makers concerned with improving the integration of services for older people. It also contains a checklist to help older people and their carers review the policies of their national and regional governments in this area.
Report using carers' experiences to assess the effectiveness and value of the direct payments system and make recommendations for improvements.
This paper reports on a study which examined child protection system assessment and case management of SIDEs (serious injury - discrepant explanation) in 38 families involving 45 seriously - or fatally injured children (0-2 years).
Booklet featuring case studies of situations in which young people may find themselves unfairly treated and providing information on where they can seek help and advice.
Booklet providing information and advice for health and social care workers on how they can practically help people with debt and mental health problems. It features case studies and contributions from people who have experienced mental health problems.
Guidance for local authorities and Children's Trusts in England issued by Narrowing the Gap, a project working to narrow the gap in outcomes between vulnerable and excluded children and the rest. The guidance includes self-evaluation templates and case studies of good local practice.