Report of a practitioner research study which sought to determine the extent to which Family Group Conferences are used in permanence planning and explore issues related to this.
Report of a project set up to create guidelines for interpreting data on adult protection intervention in order to inform social policy planning and improve adult protection processes.
Scottish Executive document laying down the standards expected of mental health officer services in the following areas, responsive services, referral, assessment and admission procedures, care planning and care management, interagency collaboration, equitable provision and anti-discriminatory practice, staff training and development and organisation and management.
Report describing what telecare is, what it can do and the generic components of a telecare service. It also reviews the evidence for its benefits at both individual and health service levels and offers guidelines on developing and implementing a telecare service.
Guide outlining how the 18 weeks referral to treatment standard applies to non-emergency consultant-led CAMHS services and pathways in England. It also demonstrates how accessible low-wait CAMHS can be achieved and provides examples of good practice.
In April 1997 the Social Services Inspectorate undertook an inspection of the child protection services in Cambridgeshire's Social Services Department. This inspection took place at the request of the Parliamentary Under Secretary in the Department of Health following the non-accidental death of Rikki Neave, a child on Cambridgeshire's child protection register. The 1997 inspection identified serious deficiencies in the standard of child protection services in Cambridgeshire.
Guide listing and describing the minimum elements essential for providing high quality sexual assault referral centres for victims of sexual violence and sexual abuse in England, including forensic medical examination.
This review explores the work of the hearings and criminal justice systems and sets out the Scottish Executive's assessment of and its recommendations to improve these youth systems.
News release which provides statistical data on children involved in referral; the child protection register; inquiries and case conferences in Scotland for the year ending 31 March 2002. Statistical tables are also included.
Document that accompanies the main guidance framework, providing a glossary and template record documents.