UK Government guidance providing advice on how local partnerships can develop obesity plans, including understanding the scale of the problem in their communities, setting local objectives, choosing interventions where and when required and making sure progress is monitored and evaluated.
Toolkit designed to assist those working at local level to plan, coordinate and implement strategies to prevent and manage overweight and obesity. It concentrates primarily on multi-sector partnership approaches.
This is the final report of a scoping group that aimed to explore a range of issues concerning the general health of people with mental health problems with a view to making recommendations to the Council of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
The report begins by introducing the scoping group, its key recommendations and an overview of physical health in mental health care.
Scottish Government document setting out the code of practice intended to guide the actions of anyone authorised under an intervention order or guardianship order.
This learning object is one of a set of exercises and activities taken from the book 'Modern Social Work Practice' written by Mark Doel and Steven Shardlow. This resource takes nine principles of partnership practice and asks the student to consider their relevance to a particular piece of work, and how they have been put into practice. The focus here is on empowerment and partnership as essential aspects of the student's anti-oppressive practice.
This report reviews the prevention of hepatitis C and what actions could be taken to reduce its transmission and improve knowledge and awareness, particularly among at-risk groups. The report therefore focuses on HCV prevention among injecting drug users.
Guideline offering evidence-based recommendations for best practice in the management of obesity in children and young people. It covers issues such as the definition of childhood obesity, the prevalence and consequences of obesity in childhood, preventive interventions and the goals of therapy.
This is the first in a series of Evaluation Guides designed to support improvements in practice. Individuals and organisations are increasingly called upon to evaluate the services they provide for drug users. This is a sensible approach because good evaluation has the potential to improve drug services. It can help to identify what works, what needs to be improved and what is ineffective. However, evaluation needs to be useful, practical and realistic.
Report arguing that tackling the issue of educational disengagement successfully involves children's services needing to become more holistic and operating on the principles of early intervention and prevention.
Briefing paper focusing on the effectiveness of interventions in complex child protection cases. Effectiveness here is defined as the prevention of further maltreatment or significant impairment to the child's development.