resource list

Short Breaks Fund: Easy consultation toolkit

The Easy Consultation Toolkit is designed to help short break providers and others with short break consultation.

Rather than duplicate existing work on the principles of consultation, this toolkit provides a set of adaptable, practical tools.

Co-production

Advice and support about how to involve people who use services and carers in designing, delivering and co-producing care services.

Shaping Our Lives: resources library

A list of resources collated by Shaping Our Lives  - a National network of service users and disabled people.

Social work students

Resources that support the core curriculum for social work education and training: communication skills, participation, assessment, law and social work, human growth and development.

Supervision in social care

Online guide and two new Social Care TV films that say that supervision works best when it occurs regularly, is based on a respectful relationship and is embedded in an organisation's culture.

Corporate parenting

Funded by the Department for Education, the National Children's Bureau (NCB) has developed a resource, available for free download, to support local authorities working to narrow the gap between the outcomes of looked after children and their peers.

The HUG cookbook for action

Resources, advice and ideas for getting involved, offering support and taking action on issues that affect people with mental health issues.

Telecare: JIT

A web page of telecare resources, including documents relating to DALLAS, medication management, strategy documents, telecare workbooks, reports and news.

Infant mental health: resources sign-posting sheet

List of resources and organisations to support a project to support health improvement and reduce inequalities in North Ayrshire.

This project has a focus on early years and reflects the needs of communities using an asset-based approach. The project is working with people living and working in the Ardrossan Central and Castlepark areas to map community assets, identify local issues and develop solution-focused, community-based initiatives.

The social services information landscape in Scotland. A video tour.

This short video offers a guide to who's who and who does what in the social services in Scotland. It highlights the key players - such as IRISS, NHS Education for Scotland, the Scottish Social Services Council, Care Commission - and the services they provide.