case studies

Document detailing competences and principles applicable to all workers involved in caring for and supporting people at the end of life regardless of whether their role is healthcare related or social care related. These competences and principles are intended to support workforce development.

Briefing paper intended to give housing professionals an insight into the evolving personalisation of the services agenda, person-centred practice and developments in refocusing services on delivering outcomes for service users.

Report providing an overview of the background to and the results and analysis of the 2009 update to the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation and its constituent domains.

Briefing paper discussing the implications of the personalisation agenda for carers, for example its impact on support provided to both the looked after person and the carer.

Report aiming to raise the profile of housing within health and social care partnership agendas through providing practical examples of how services and agencies need to connect in order to deliver the services people need.

This report provides a comprehensive review of the relatively new phenomenon of Internet-based drug treatment interventions (DTI). It presents a sample of Internet-based DTI programmes across Europe and outlines their methodologies, providing a series of screen shots to further demonstrate the websites’ content and to provide an overall impression of the types of online treatment available.

Paper highlighting the 'skills paradox' in the UK whereby those lacking basic skills are least likely to participate in formal learning. It identifies policies which can help rectify this trend and argues for a coherent skills strategy which takes equally into account the labour market, the training system and people's everyday lives.

Barnardo's report featuring seven case studies illustrating how services it provides can prevent children from becoming troublesome, or protect them from anti-social or criminal behaviour.

A key part of the Government’s alcohol harm reduction strategy is to monitor changes in drinking habits over time and to identify what factors are potentially contributing to the rising levels of consumption. Reviews research and highlights trends in alcohol consumption over the last 20 to 30 years. A key part of the Government’s alcohol harm reduction strategy is to monitor changes in drinking habits over time and to identify what factors are potentially contributing to the rising levels of consumption.

Report of a research project in which 'audience insight' research with practitioners of children’s commissioning was carried out to establish an evidence base for the design, planning and delivery of a Commissioning Support Programme. Six local authority areas were used as case studies to gain a better understanding of the dynamics of commissioning, particularly those pertaining to leadership, partnership and locality working.