family support

Learning disability in the family : a guide for parents (Finding out about)

Booklet providing information and advice to help parents and families with learning disabled children cope successfully with their caring responsibilities.

Recovery and drug dependency : a new deal for families

Paper discussing the positive part families can play in supporting recovery from drug dependency and suggesting ways to improve outcomes for problematic drug users, their families and society at large.

Sustaining tenancies following domestic abuse : a report of research

Report of a research project which studied the duration of tenancies of women re-housed because of domestic abuse and attempted to define the key factors which determine whether or not these tenancies are sustained.

Families in Britain : the impact of changing family structures and what the public think

Report tracing the changing nature of the family and what that means for parents, children and society with a view to stimulating debate on family policy. It explores the changing face of families in Britain and the impact of these changes on society, public opinion and the role of government. It also highlights the opportunities for policymakers created by the changing demographic, social and attitudinal terrain.

Supporting asylum seeker and refugee children

Report of a study focusing on the support available to asylum seeker and refugee children and their families and how effectively this support meets the educational, social and cultural needs of asylum seeker and refugee pupils in school.

Taking charge: a short guide to self-directed support for people with dementia and their carers

Booklet which explains how self-directed support works. It is suitable for people with dementia, their families, friends and supporters.

Aiming high for disabled children: better support for families

The government wants all children to have the best start in life and the ongoing support that they and their families need to fulfil their potential. Disabled children are less likely to achieve as much in a range of areas as their non-disabled peers.

Improving their outcomes, allowing them to benefit from equality of opportunity, and increasing their involvement and inclusion in society will help them to achieve more as individuals.

CLASP evaluation

Report of an evaluation of the Camelon, Larbert and Grangemouth Support to Parents (CLASP) Project which set out to discover any potential weaknesses in the service and make recommendations for improvement.

Langlees Family Centre evaluation

Study reviewing the services offered by the Langlees Family Centre in Falkirk with the aim of evaluating parenting support services and identifying examples of good practice to inform future staff training and practice development.

Parents with learning disabilities - the lived experience : a study for Equal Say, Glasgow

Report of a study which aimed to establish the likely demand for advocacy services to support parents with a learning disability living in the community, demonstrate the lived experiences of parents with a learning disability and report examples of good practice in supporting parents with a learning disability.