This review seeks to bring a somewhat hidden issue into the light, examining it and considering how the knowledge identified here might influence the future direction of services. Parenting as such has, rightly, gained increasing prominence over the last few years – but the parenting support needs of disabled parents have been largely ignored. This review was developed with two aims in mind. First, to bring together the research literature on disabled parents and, second, to set that research within the context of the policy and practice thinking of its time.
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This review, commissioned by the government, is the first of an ongoing series of national overview studies of Serious Case Reviews. Its aim was simple - to draw out the key findings of a sample of such case reviews, and their implications for policy and practice.
The JIT aims to accelerate the pace of improvements delivered by health and social care partnerships with the objective of achieving service improvements for the benefit of service users and carers.
This research study, commissioned by the Scottish Government Health Directorate, has evaluated the experience and perspectives of those with direct experience of, as well as those working with, the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 (MHCT Act). A team of independent researchers including 8 mental health service users undertook the study, which lasted 2 years from September 2006.
This report contains a listing of the recommendations from the public inquiry into the death of Victoria Climbie.
This report contains a summary and recommendations from the Public Inquiry into the death of Victoria Climbie.
This is the fourth of four volumes of comprehensive guidance on the Children (Scotland) Act 1995. The Regulations, Directions and Guidance which are included in this and the other volumes are designed to provide guidance on the implementation of Parts II, III and IV of the Act. Volume 4 contains a bibliography of relevant legislation and circulars; references relevant to the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 as a whole; and references which relate to individual parts of the Regulations and Guidance. Also included is a complete index to all four volumes.
Annual report of MAPPA for the assessment and management of the risk posed by certain sexual and violent offenders in the Lothian and Borders area.
Annual report of MAPPA for the assessment and management of the risk posed by certain sexual and violent offenders in the Northern Community area.
Annual report of MAPPA for the assessment and management of the risk posed by certain sexual and violent offenders in the North Strathclyde area.