Study that seeks to provide a more theoretically and empirically robust understanding of the dynamic relationship between joint commissioning, services and outcomes, thereby addressing three main questions:
The overall aim of the audit was to review how effectively the public sector commissions social care services.
It examines how well councils and their partners plan, and how councils either procure or deliver, effective social care services. It also assesses the extent to which councils and their partners involve users and carers in developing services to meet their needs, and how they work with providers in the voluntary and private sectors to provide high-quality, sustainable services.
Toolkit consisting of evidence, information, advice and guidance intended to help agencies demonstrate to funders how youth counselling services have a positive impact on young people's emotional and mental health.
Document setting out the governance arrangements for the UK Government's dementia strategy for England at national, regional and local level over a five-year period.
Report of a study undertaken to provide an evidence base for assisting the UK Department for Children, Schools and Families and Department of Health's revision of the guidance on improving the health of looked after children.
Document exploring the possible impact of the National Dementia Strategy for England on people according to their age, disability, race, religion, gender and sexual orientation with a view to ensuring that implementation of the strategy takes account of any potential issues and informs continuing efforts to lessen inequality.