Strategy that is built on the views of children and young people, parents and carers, the play sector and others involved in their wellbeing. Together with the action plan it seeks to improve the play experiences of all children and young people, including those with disabilities or from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Scottish Government's statement of intent as regards carers and young carers.
Document that sets out the National Convener's proposals for the delivery of sections 180 and 181 of the Children's Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (the 2011 Act), also known as the feedback loop.
This report was commissioned by IRISS (Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services) in 2008. Its aim was to establish a wider context for practitioner research and to explore its impact on practice. It identifies two distinct forms of literature. First, there is literature that conceptualises, theorises, researches or evaluates practitioner research. Secondly, there is literature that is practitioner research. The review considers both forms and draws together a series of questions that emerge.
The Sustainable Housing Strategy sets out the vision for warm, high quality, affordable, low carbon homes and a housing sector that helps to establish a successful low carbon economy across Scotland.
This paper sets out the significant investment and programmes which will help achieve that vision and help to meet the demanding targets for fuel poverty and emission reductions that have been set.
Report that summarises the action in hand to support carers and young carers. It addresses many of the issues raised by carers and young carers at the first Carers Parliament. It also takes on board some of the concerns raised. Better outcomes are being achieved for some carers and young carers.
Midlothian Sure Start, established in 2001, is a voluntary organisation with an aim to give very young children (from pre-birth to 11 years) the best possible start. A range of services are provided through six centres and on an outreach basis within the semi-rural community. This resources provides an overview of the work of the organisation and includes several case studies and details of an evaluation carried out in 2004.
What is it? Developed by Key Community Support, this tool's primary focus is on an existing service the provider has been commissioned to provide. However, the scope of conversation is determined by what the individual says is important to them and their quality of life.
Who is it for? Suitable for work with adult service users and their carers.
Successor document to Delivering for Mental Health and Towards a Mentally Flourishing Scotland. It builds on that work as well as on policy and service improvements taken forward alongside those main policy documents.
The strategy describes how a collaboration between Scottish Government, the NHS Education for Scotland, the Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services, the Imporovement Service for Local Government, the Scottish Social Services Council and the Association of Directors of Social Work will improve outcomes through putting new knowledge into practice.